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Pineapple Salsa

I am allergic to pineapple, well I thought I was. A few years ago I took a bite of pineapple and my tongue swelled up and got all tingly. I love pineapple so I was devastated. I have tried to eat it numerous times since then and the same thing happens. Last month, Josh bought a fresh pineapple for a party we were hosting. While he was cutting it up, I snuck a piece. Nothing happened. So I had another piece and another piece. Nothing. I wonder if pregnancy cured my allergic reaction to pineapple? I don’t know why I can eat pineapple now, but I am certainly glad I can. This week I bought a fresh pineapple and made pineapple salsa to go with our dinner.

Pineapple Salsa Recipe on twopeasandtheirpod.com This salsa is so easy to make! Great with chips, fish, pork, or chicken!


This tropical salsa is sweet, colorful, and refreshing. We served the pineapple salsa over Mexican Rice Bowls and saved a little for dipping. I am a sucker for chips and salsa:) This salsa would also go well with grilled fish, pork, chicken, or spooned over tacos. It is also easy to make and would be a great appetizer for any summer party. Make sure you use fresh pineapple for best results.

If you are looking for a new salsa to try this summer, make a bowl of fresh Pineapple Salsa. I know we will be making this salsa all summer long-as long as my tongue allows me to eat it:)

Pineapple Salsa

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This fresh and simple salsa is great with chips, fish, chicken, pork, or any Mexican food!

Yield: Makes about 2 1/2 cups salsa

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes


  • 2 cups diced fresh pineapple
  • 1 cup diced red pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped jalapeno pepper, stemmed and seeded
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Juice of 1 large lime
  • Salt, to taste


  1. In a medium bowl, combine pineapple, red pepper, cilantro, red onion, jalapeno, garlic, and lime juice. Stir until well combined. Season with salt, to taste. Serve at room temperature or chilled.
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