Tropical Avocado Pineapple Salsa
Nov 16, 2020, Updated May 31, 2022
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This recipe is sponsored by Desbry®.
The coolness and spice of a fresh, fruity salsa goes perfectly with any day! The taste pairs perfectly with sunshine, a cool breeze… and maybe a tangy margarita. But here’s our favorite thing about salsas like this: they bring the sunshine with them no matter where you are or what time of year it is! This Tropical Avocado Pineapple Salsa can bring a little heat to any cold, rainy day. Just pair with some tortilla chips for an easy bowl of summer sunshine, add as a tropical topper to grilled fish or chicken, or spoon over tacos or a simple green salad to bring the tropics to your table.
This recipe isn’t like the other salsas. Bright yellow pineapple and delectable Desbry® tropical avocados make it a colorful course to serve with dinner or as a stand-alone snack. One bite of this chunky salsa and you’ll fall in love with its bold flavor.
Mix It Up with Tropical Avocados!
Tropical avocados perfectly compliment the sweetness of the pineapple in this salsa with their refreshing and bold flavor. Double or even triple the size of most Hass avocados, smooth-skinned and bright green tropical avocados are perfect for salsa. These abundant avocados boast a lower fat content than typical avocados. They have a lighter flavor and a sturdier texture that holds its shape well. This makes them perfect for dicing up in this Tropical Avocado Pineapple Salsa!
Want to add these avocados to your recipes? Tropical avocados are available from our partners at Desbry® year-round but look for them in your grocery store between October and May for the best flavor and quality.
Tropical Avocado Pineapple Salsa
- 1 pineapple peeled
- 1 Desbry Tropical Avocado diced
- 1 small red onion diced or minced
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tbsp distilled white vinegar
- Cilantro to taste chopped
- Peel and dice the tropical avocado and pineapple into chunks.
- Finely chop the small red onion and cilantro.
- Combine all ingredients above and toss with olive oil and vinegar. Enjoy with your favorite tortilla chips!
Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.
This salsa is best enjoyed with fresh ingredients. For the best flavor and consistency, don’t go overboard with the olive oil or vinegar. Chopping the red onion very finely will also help the salsa keep a creamy consistency without becoming too crunchy.
We recommend pairing Tropical Avocado Pineapple Salsa with some blue corn tortilla chips, but it can be enjoyed in all kinds of ways. Try it out as a taco topping with pork or jackfruit, too.
Pineapple and red onion give it an intriguing blend of sweet, sour, and savory flavors without any overwhelming spiciness. It works well in nearly any fresh Californian or Caribbean dish.
This salsa brought some sunshine to our family on a dreary day, and we think it can do the same for yours! Let us know how it went over and send us your recipe photos on Instagram @theproducemoms and @desbryproduce.
Here are some other tropical avocado recipes we think you’ll love:
- Tropical Avocado Ceviche Salad
- Breakfast Salad with Tropical Avocado
- Tropical Avocado Tacos
- Caprese Tropical Avocado Salad
- Shrimp Tacos with Tropical Avocado Salsa Verde