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Division of Marketing and Development
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Mayo Building, M-9
407 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0800
(850) 487-8000

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Adam H. Putnam, Commissioner

Florida Fruit Recipe

Midsummer Melon Salsa

3 cups watermelon (seedless if available), diced
1/2 cup bell pepper (green, or your favorite color), diced
2 tablespoons lime juice, freshly squeezed
1 tablespoon cilantro, chopped
1 tablespoon green onions, chopped
1 tablespoon jalapeņo pepper, finely chopped
  kosher salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

Combine all ingredients. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour to let all of the flavors come together. Tip: This light summer style salsa is a great way to liven up fresh Florida seafood. Use this salsa recipe as a template to make any kind of salsa; just replace the melon with your favorite fruit or veggie.

6 servings

Nutritional Value Per Serving
Calories 320; Total Fat 4g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 163mg; Total Carbohydrates 73g; Protein 6g. Good source of Vitamin C.

Look for "Fresh from Florida" ingredients at your grocery store.

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