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Pineapple and Banana Salsa

Pineapple and Banana Salsa

I was planning on doing a spicy dish and I wanted serve it with a cool and refreshing fruity salsa. Sweet and soft bananas and juicy, tart and sweet pineapple seemed like an excellent combination and along with some sharp red onions and some fresh cilantro I was all set. I could not resist spicing things up a bit with the addition of some jalapeno peppers and I finished everything off with a splash of lime juice. I could also see adding a table spoon of marmalade to the mix but I held off on it this time.

Pineapple and Banana Salsa

A refreshing fruity salsa with pinapple and bananas.


Servings: makes 4 servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

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Ingredients
  • 1/2 pineapple, peeled, cored and cut into small pieces
  • 2 bananas, peeled and cut into small pieces
  • 1/4 cup red onion, diced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1 lime, juice
  • 1 handful cilantro, chopped
Directions
  1. Mix everything.

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18 comments:

Pam said...

I've never had bananas in a salsa, this sounds great!

Lauren @ Healthy Food For Living said...

I love fruit salsa, but I never thought to use pineapple and banana! Sounds delicious and refreshing.

LunaCafe said...

I have never had banana in a salsa. Nice idea, thanks! ...Susan

One Woman... said...

Holy Summer batman! Yes please!

Food Glorious Food! said...

Very interesting combination! It must be bursting with flavor!

wackywoman said...

That looks very yummy. Would you serve it with something like Jerk Chicken?

warmvanillasugar said...

Amazing salsa! Great recipe.

Tahlia said...

I must know what spicy dish you served this with! I need to get the full effect! Thanks so much!

Deborah said...

I love sweet salsa, too - I just had mango salsa last night!! This looks so delicious - I don't think I've ever tried banana in salsa before!

Kitchen Roadie said...

Wow, I'll have to give this a try. I sometimes top grilled chicken and fish with a spicy pineapple salsa with red bell peppers and orange zest. Bananas might add a nice touch. Thanks for the recipe!

Sarah said...

Oh my! I CAN'T WAIT to make this one!!!!! It's brilliant! Well at least is sounds brilliant. We shall see! ^^

Lulu said...

Looks like I've got a recipe to try tnoight ! That looks amazing.

Chef Fresco said...

Never have had bananas in salsa, I must say. Looks tasty though!

Kevin said...

wackywoman: You got it! Though I went with a jerk fish rather than chicken this time.

Cara said...

Fantastic, Kevin. I made a black bean and banana salsa last summer that we liked a lot and I'll definitely be trying this out with grilled fish this summer!

Rebecca said...

Do you have to eat it right away? What happens to the bananas if you make it ahead of time?

Samantha said...

Mmm, I just made this salsa for dinner, but changed it up quite a bit and absolutely loved it! I will link it back to you when I post it either tonight or tomorrow :)!

- Samantha
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Kevin said...

Rebecca: I would eat it fairly soon after making it but you should be able to do a couple of hours.

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