3 Easy Salsa Recipes

Eating plain veggies and chicken breasts can get real old, real quick. These 3 simple salsa recipes are so tasty you’ll actually start looking forward to eating the foods you know will do your body good. They take just minutes to make and add amazing flavor to any meal!

Salsa recipe 1: Mild Pico De Gallo

Pico de Gallo

Simple & Healthy Pico de Gallo: Tomato, Red Onion, & Cilanto mix (Image from Simply Scratch)

Step 1: Add 1 1/2 of cup of chopped tomato to your mixing bowl.

Step 2: Dice up a small handful of cilantro (add as much as you want or as little as you want based on how much you like/dislike cilantro). Throw that into the mixing bowl, as well!

Step 3: Add 1/2 cup of chopped red onion Top it off with a dash of salt and add the juice of 1 lemon and 1 lime! Mix it up and enjoy!

Salsa recipe 2: Sweet and spicy mango salsa

Mango Salsa

Simple & Healthy Spicy Mango Salsa (Image from How Sweat It Is)

Step 1: Add 1 cup of finely chopped mango (frozen mango is the easiest to work with) into a mixing bowl.

Step 2: Add 1 cup of finely chopped tomatoes.

Step 3: Add the juice of 1 lime

Step 4: Add 1 to 2 jalapenos, depending on how spicy you like your salsa.

Salsa recipe 3: Melt-your-taste-buds-off Hot Salsa

Spice Adobo Salsa

Simple & Healthy Spicy Adobo Salsa

Step 1: Add 1 cup of finely chopped tomatoes to a bowl.

Step 2: Add two cloves of fresh garlic, crushed.

Step 3: Add 1/2 a large red onion

Step 4: Add 1-2 jalapeno peppers

Step 5: Add 1 can of Chiles in Adobo sauce. Put all ingredients in food processor

Step 6: Fill the empty can of Adobo with cool water and add it to the food processor. This will help the salsa have more of a chunky consistency.

Step 7: Turn on the processor for 30 seconds .

Step 8: Simmer on stove top for 15 minutes. Add a dash of salt and fresh ground pepper.

Add these salsas to chicken, vegetables, and/or rice and beans to add flavor & nutrients without the guild. How will you use these recipes to switch up your diet? Tweet me at @hayliefight_gym!


Article written by Haylie Grayson and edited by My Fight Gym. Get custom nutritional advising and personal training from Haylie here.