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Dragon Fruit Salsa: A Mexican Recipe With a Filipino Twist

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Dragon fruit salsa

Dragon fruit salsa

How to Make Dragon Fruit Salsa

Traditional Mexican salsa is tomato-based, but this sweet and spicy Filipino variation uses dragon fruit instead. Enjoy!

Prep timeReady inYields

5 min

5 min

2 servings


  • 5 tablespoons chopped dragon fruit
  • 2 tablespoons chopped tomato
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Hot sauce, to taste


  • 1 large plate
  • 1 small plate
  • Measuring spoons
  • Chopping board
  • Knife
  • Spoon


  1. In a bowl, combine the dragon fruit, onion, and tomato. Mix well.
  2. Season with hot sauce, salt, and pepper. Mix again.
  3. Serve with any fried or grilled foods.
Dragon fruit salsa, ready to serve

Dragon fruit salsa, ready to serve

Tips and Techniques

  • For a tangy flavor, add lemon juice or any similar citrus juice.
  • Experiment with additional seasonings.
  • Adjust the amount of hot sauce based on your preference.
  • Spice it up even more with freshly chopped jalapeños or chilies.

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