Fresh Salsa
Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 0 mins
Serves: 2
Salsa is the Mexican word for sauce. This homemade version is a tasty way to add extra veg to meals!


  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 Lebanese cucumber, chopped
  • 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tbs parsley, chopped


Combine all ingredients and toss well.

Salsa will keep for 3-4 days, covered, in the refrigerator.

Recipe from Healthy Food Fast © State of Western Australia, 2012. Reproduced with permission.

Variation: For a spicy Mexican salsa add 1 ripe avocado, 1 small red chilli, seeded and chopped (or pinch of dried chilli flakes), and 1 tablespoon fresh coriander.
Serving Suggestion: Spoon over grilled fish or chicken. This recipe is also a delicious topping on bread.

Healthy tip!

Still hungry? Try a side of salad or vegies before going for seconds.

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Nutrition Information

per serving per 100g
Energy 347 kJ 141 kJ
Protein 2.3 g 0.9 g
Fat, total 4.8 g 2 g
— saturated 0.7 g 0.3 g
Carbohydrate 6.1 g 2.5 g
— sugars 5.9 g 2.4 g
Sodium 25.5 mg 10.4 mg
Fibre 3 g 1.2 g

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    Very versatile and tasty side dish. I put half the amount of onion and I added corn too. Served with guacamole from this site too.
    Dahlia Smith
    Posted on: 09 Jan 19

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