This Fruit Salsa Recipe is a refreshing and easy-to-make appetizer or dessert that is perfect for any get-together or summer party. A fun twist on salsa that is definitely going to be a big hit.
Fruit Salsa Recipe
I love “Salsa” anything in any form or fashion. Mango salsa, tomato salsa, black bean salsa…you name it. But, I’ve never had fruit salsa. How is that even possible?
I’m so happy that fruit salsa is now in my life. How did I ever get along without it?
This particular recipe is made with a fruit preserve mixed with sugars. The preserves give the fruit a syrup-type coating that is delicious. If you’d rather not have the fruit preserve coating you can simply substitute lemon juice for a fresher approach.
What Can you Put in Fruit Salsa?
Fruit salsa is a great recipe for most fruit and berries. Some good fruit ideas and combinations would include…
- orange slices
How Long Will Fruit Salsa Last?
- Fresh fruit salsa should be eaten within a day. If kept longer, the fruit will tend to over-ripen and become soggy or rot
Can I substitute Fruits in the Salsa?
- You can substitute any fruit that you think will taste good and the texture will hold up in your fruit salsa. Bananas might tend to mush up a bit, so you might want to stay away from adding them to your salsa. Good fruits to use would be, cherries, grapes, kiwi, strawberry, blueberry, raspberry, orange slices, pineapple, and so much more
Do you have to use butter to make cinnamon sugar chips?
- No. You can use a butter spray that you simply spray on both sides of the tortilla
How Do You Make Cinnamon Sugar Chips?
(Cinnamon Tortilla Chips)
- Place parchment paper on a baking sheet
- Rub butter on both sides of a flour tortilla
- Sprinkle cinnamon sugar on both sides
- Cut the tortilla into wedges and place on a baking sheet
- Bake at 350 degrees for about 10 minutes or until crisp
What Can I use besides Cinnamon Chips to dip into my fruit salsa?
- cinnamon graham crackers
- spoon salsa over angel food cake or pound cake slices
- pretzel thins
- other fruit
- thin butter or vanilla cookies
- cinnamon pita chips
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Homemade Fruit Salsa Recipe
- Total Time: 30 minutes
- Yield: 2 cups 1x
A quick and easy fruit dip that serves as an appetizer or dessert.
- 3 Tbsp. of fruit preserves – we used strawberry
- 1 Tbsp. of white sugar
- 1/2 Tbsp. of brown sugar
- Variety of peeled and diced fruit – I used grapes, strawberries, kiwi and apple
- Flour tortilla shells (10 in)
- Unsalted softened butter or Butter cooking spray
- Cinnamon Sugar – 1/2 cup of sugar mixed with 1 Tbsp. of cinnamon
- In a small saucepan, heat the preserves, and sugar
- Stir until sugar is dissolved
- Let the sauce cool a bit
- Place the diced fruit into a medium bowl, and fold in the sauce
- Cover and refrigerate while you bake the chips
- Spread butter on both sides of the tortillas
- Sprinkle with the cinnamon-sugar mixture
- Cut the tortilla shells into about 8 wedges
- Bake the chips on a parchment paper-lined baking pan at 350 degrees for about 10 minutes, or until crisp and golden
- Serve the chips with the fruit salsa and optional whipped cream
Cinnamon Chips Variation:
Make them into individual dipping chips by spraying the tortilla wedges with butter spray and pushing them into a mini muffin tin. Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar and bake for 10 minutes
*The nutrition facts are for salsa only.
- Prep Time: 15 minutes
- Cook Time: 15 minutes
- Category: Sauce
- Method: Boiling
- Cuisine: American