Toasted Jalapeno Tomatillo and Watermelon Salsa Recipe

This is a fantastic twist on just your plain old salsa.

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How To Make Toasted Jalapeno Tomatillo and Watermelon Salsa

A delectable twist between spicy and refreshing! Have a go at this simple recipe for delicious jalapeno salsa to get your tastebuds going, but it'll be the refreshing taste of the watermelon salsa that would keep you coming for more.

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 30 mins


  • 10 tomatillos, peel off parchment-like coating and rinse
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 cup tomato sauce , or puree
  • 1 cup watermelon chunks, seeded
  • salt and pepper , to taste


  1. Cut the tomatillos into quarters.
  2. Heat the oil in a large heavy sauté pan over medium high heat and in it sauté the onions for a few minutes and then add the tomatillos, garlic, and jalapenos.
  3. Sauté until the onions and garlic begin to brown.
  4. Reduce heat to low and sprinkle the cumin and chili powder over the pan.
  5. Stir in the tomato sauce and bring to a simmer.
  6. Remove from heat. Cool.
  7. Place in a blender or food processor with the watermelon and puree.
  8. Season with salt and pepper to taste.


  • Sugar: 5g
  • :
  • Calcium: 34mg
  • Calories: 77kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 9g
  • Fat: 5g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Potassium: 327mg
  • Protein: 2g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Sodium: 185mg
  • Vitamin A: 735IU
  • Vitamin C: 16mg
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