Dish of pineapple and jalapeno salsa surrounded by grapes and greens
Spreads and Sauces

A Twist on an Old Favorite

Using pineapple instead of tomato in a salsa. In fact, “salsa” is just another word for sauce, and traditional Latin salsa condiments can use all manner of ingredients, from tomatoes and chili peppers to avocado, carrots and even chocolate. Choose a healthy-looking, ripe pineapple (an appetizing, sweet smell is the best test) or use canned -- either way will provide a sweet lift to a delightful array of dishes or as a dip without adding processed sugar to our diet.

Prep Instructions

  • Yield: 12 (1/4 cup) servings
  • Prep Time: 8 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 8 minutes

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 pound or 3 cups pineapple, diced
  • 1 cup red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 small red onion, diced
  • 2 small jalapeño peppers, minced
  • 2 tablespoons Italian parsley, chopped

Cooking Instructions

  1. Follow the prep technique next to each ingredient.
  2. Combine all ingredients together, mix well and serve.

Nutritional Data

Calories: 26.44
Fat: 0.10 g
Saturated Fat: 0.01 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 1.66 mg
Carbohydrates: 6.53 g
Fiber: 0.98 g
Sugars: 4.47 g
Protein: 0.46 g
Eat Plants Feel Whole book cover
This Recipe and Others Are Featured In

Eat Plants Feel Whole

Learn how you can improve your health prospects by adopting a simple plant-based lifestyle.