Watermelon salsa

Quick & Simple Watermelon Salsa

This simple Watermelon salsa is a delicious, 5-minute recipe that is both super fresh and refreshing and the perfect summer treat!

Watermelon salsa served in a watermelon, crisps on side

Is anyone else as obsessed with watermelon as I am? It’s just the perfect go-to summer ingredient for everything! starters, salads, desserts, smoothies, juices …. Do I even need to go on?! So this 5-minute fruity bbq recipe of a simple watermelon salsa is just so something that needs to be shared this summer!

With just a few ingredients and minimal effort, this watermelon salsa can be whipped up within a few minutes and is brilliant for a summers day and any special occasion – Think BBQ’S!

Plus with watermelon being the deliciously sweet, juicy ingredient that it is, it makes such an interesting juicy, more-ish summer salsa with a delicious contrast between sweet, sour & spicy, Plus with the salty flavour from some tortilla chips – it really covers so many flavour profiles!  If you haven’t tried a watermelon recipe that isn’t sweet before, this is definitely a great one to start with as a great fruity bbq recipe, with a kick!

So next time there’s an impromptu summer event – this 5-minute recipe is sure to be a hit! Not to mention that you can serve it up inside the watermelon shell for a true rainbow showstopper!

For other BBQ recipe inspiration this summer then check out my 3 way Hummus Platter, Rainbow goat cheese rolls, Healthy Vegetarian auberine salad, and any of my healthy ‘salad in a jar’ recipes would work amazingly to bulk up and serve as a large BBQ portion. Check out my Mexican salad in a jar, Healthy potato salad, Fattoush Salad or even my Quinoa & Butternut squash salad.

Please let me know what you think of this fruity bbq recipe in the comments below! And, as always i’d love to see your creations so feel free to tag me @AlphaFoodie .

Quick & Simple Watermelon Salsa

Quick & Simple Watermelon Salsa

Yield: Party portion

This simple Watermelon salsa is a delicious, 5-minute recipe that is both super fresh and refreshing and the perfect summer treat!


  • 1 whole watermelon
  • bell peppers, different colours
  • jalapeño peppers
  • coriander
  • mint
  • lime


  1.  Cut the watermelon in half then cut out the flesh and chop into small cubes. ( Feel free to remove the seeds as you go along if you'd prefer!)
    Watermelon flesh removed from watermelon
  2. Cut the bell peppers into small pieces and mix together with the watermelon.
    Watermelon salsa
  3. Add the jalapeño peppers, coriander, mint and lime juice.
    Watermelon salsa
  4. Serve and enjoy with crisps. Voila! A delicious fruity bbq recipe for this summer!
    5-minute simple watermelon salsa recipe


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