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Peach Salsa

Combine fresh peaches and ripe plum tomatoes to create the ultimate peach salsa recipe. 
Peach Salsa
Peach season is nearing the end and what better way to commemorate the season than to make a delicious fresh and homemade peach salsa. I’ve made mango salsa a few times, sadly never documented it here on Katie’s Cucina. While dreaming up ideas for dinner last week, I decided I would make a big batch of peach salsa verse my traditional salsa recipe that I make on a weekly basis. If dinner isn’t close to being ready by the time my husband gets home from work we typically have what we call an appetizer and indulge in some chips and dip. If my husband had his way he would eat greasy potato chips with fattening french onion dip. But me, being the good and health conscious wife I am always try to have healthy options on hand. Hence why I pretty much always have fresh salsa in the fridge!  It’s light enough to not ruin dinner yet filling enough to keep us content.
Peach Salsa
Back to my dinner planning. My husband went deep sea fishing for the first time in a year last month. He caught the biggest red snapper of the day on the east coast of Florida! That meant fish fillets for our freezer. Which I welcome with open arms since it’s been a year since our freezer has been stocked with fish! I have perfectly portioned bags of fish for two in the freezer. I take them out of the freezer the night before and place them into the refrigerator to thaw and by the next day they are typically thawed and ready to go by dinner time. Last week, I decided I would make blackened red snapper and top it with peach salsa. The dinner turned out divine and we found ourselves eating large spoonfuls of peach salsa with each and every bite of the white flakey fish (recipe to come)!
Peach Salsa
This peach salsa would also compliment a grilled pork tenderloin or chicken breast. Oh and what about a fresh summer spinach salad and using a few spoonful of peach salsa instead of dressing? Or of course you can scoop up the peach salsa with crispy tortilla chips! Peach salsa is perfect for munching on poolside, too!
Katie Original Recipe
Peach Salsa

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4 cups

Peach Salsa


  • 2 tbsp fresh cilantro
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • 1/4 red bell pepper
  • 1/4 red onion
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 3 Peaches, peeled and halved
  • 2 plum tomatoes, quartered


  1. In a food processor combine, fresh cilantro, lime juice, red bell pepper and red onion. Pulse for 5 seconds. Then add in the garlic powder, cumin, chili powder, brown sugar, peeled and halved peaches, and quartered plum tomatoes. Pulse for 5-10 seconds until diced up. Serve immediately or refrigerate in a sealed container for up to 3 days.

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7 Responses to “Peach Salsa”

  1. danielle posted on August 15, 2014 at 8:49 am (#)

    This sounds awesome – we make mango salsa but with all the fresh peaches now this is a must try.

    • Katie replied on August 19th, 2014 at 7:23 am

      I love making Mango salsa too! Mmm peach and mango salsa! 🙂

  2. Tori posted on August 18, 2014 at 10:25 am (#)

    I’ve only had peach salsa once and I really liked it, so I will have to try making my own sometime soon. Thanks for the recipe 🙂

    • Katie replied on August 19th, 2014 at 7:22 am

      Thanks Tori–hope you enjoy it.

  3. Stephanie @ Macaroni and Cheesecake posted on August 19, 2014 at 3:07 pm (#)

    Love peach salsa and yours looks delicious (and gorgeous)!

  4. Maggie posted on September 3, 2015 at 7:04 pm (#)

    Looks great do you know if a person could can it?

    • Katie replied on September 6th, 2015 at 11:13 pm

      Thanks Maggie. Canning is one area I’m not familiar with. I honestly do not have an answer for you! Sorry!

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