This sweet and spicy peach salsa recipe is made with fresh peaches and classic Mexican ingredients. Serve this juicy, fruit salsa as an appetizer with chips or as a topping for fish or chicken.
This easy peach salsa recipe is evidence that fruit AND vegetables can live happily ever after in one bowl. It literally disappears almost as fast as you serve it! Peach salsa is a lot like my classic Pico de Gallo only it has juicy, scrumptious, healthy peaches added to it. Set it next to a bowl of guacamole and you're in heaven!
You are going to love this recipe during summer when you have loads of fresh peaches. It's the perfect salsa for fish like this grilled salmon or cod, and takes these grilled chicken tacos over the top!
What we love about this recipe
- The ingredients are fresh and never processed.
- NO added sugar and you control the sodium, unlike packaged salsa.
- Peach and tomato salsa tastes less acidic than traditional tomato pico de gallo because of the added fruit.
- Interchangeable with my mango salsa ... just swap peaches for mangoes and add avocadoes.
- Diet-friendly for vegan, gluten-free, paleo, Whole 30, and keto.
- Enjoy this salsa as an appetizer or condiment for your favorite proteins.
- Great way to use a lot of ripe summer peaches at once.
- It’s so easy to make and requires NO cooking aka salsa fresca.
- You boost quality AND save money by making your own salsa.
- fresh peaches - I don't recommend canned or frozen peaches for this recipe
- tomatoes - any tomatoes can work during summer season, otherwise use bell peppers.
- fresh cilantro and fresh lime - these ingredients give this salsa classic Mexican flavors.
- jalapenos - I recommend fresh jalapenos (not pickled) for authentic flavor.
- fresh garlic - make sure you chop or grate this very finely.
How to make peach salsa
- Rinse the surface of peaches and tomatoes under cool water and allow to dry.
- Cut the peaches in half and remove pits. If the peach peels slip off easily, go with it. Otherwise, I leave them in tact for color and nutrients.
- Dice peaches and tomatoes into ¼“ or ½" chunks.
- Finely chop or mince cilantro, jalapeno, and garlic.
- Zest and juice the lime.
- Gently toss everything together in one bowl, cover and refrigerate.
How to serve fruit salsa
Serve peach salsa with tortilla chips as a scrumptious appetizer or scoop it over your favorite protein for a seasonal, summer treat!
Peach salsa recipe FAQ's
Ripe peaches are best for this recipe. To gauge ripeness, gently press your finger into the surface of peaches. If they indent easily, they're perfect for making salsa.
No. This recipe uses ripe, fresh peaches.
It's not necessary to peel peaches for this recipe, but it's a matter of personal preference. Keep in mind that the riper peaches are, the easier they are to peel by simply puling the skin away.
The lime juice in this salsa recipe will help prevent browning as long as the ingredients are combined immediatly after the peaches are diced.
More salsa recipes
Fresh Peach Salsa
- 2 large Fresh Peaches (½ lb. each), diced (about 2 cups)
- 2 large Tomatoes (½ lb. each), diced (about 2 cups)
- ¼ cup Cilantro, chopped
- 1 Lime, zested and juiced (about 1 Tbsp)
- 1 fresh Jalapeno, seeded, diced
- 2 cloves Garlic, minced
- ¼ teaspoon Sea Salt
- ⅛ teaspoon Black Pepper
- Add PEACHES, TOMATOES, CILANTRO, LIME JUICE and ZEST, JALAPENOS, GARLIC, SALT and PEPPER to a mixing bowl.
- Gently toss to combine. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.Note: You may need to drain excess liquid that occurs while the salsa rests (this is totally natural).
Serving and storage
- Refrigerate peach salsa in an airtight container until ready to serve (up to 3 days). Serve with tortilla chips as a salsa or scoop over your favorite protein (pork, chicken, beef, etc)
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