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Cantaloupe Salsa

Cantaloupe Salsa


Cantaloupe Salsa

Preparation Time: 25 minutes
Number of Servings: 4
Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 1


  • 1/2 large ripe cantaloupe
  • 3/4 finely diced cup red bell pepper
  • 1/4 finely chopped cup cilantro
  • 3 finely chopped scallions
  • 1 Tbsp of lime juice
  • Pinch of salt and hot pepper flakes


  1. Remove seeds and rind from cantaloupe. (You should have approximately pound cantaloupe flesh.)
  2. Chop cantaloupe into very small diced pieces.
  3. Put in diced cantaloupe into a bowl.
  4. Add diced red pepper, cilantro, scallions and lime juice. Stir.
  5. Add pinch of salt and pepper flakes. Chill.
  6. Serve with grilled chicken, fish or steaks.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe

Amount Per Serving
Calories 45
Calories from Fat 5 % Daily Value (DV)*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 90mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 9g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A 90%
Vitamin C 160%
Calcium 2%
Iron 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Diabetic Exchange**
Fruit: 1
Vegetables: 0
Meat: 0
Milk: 0
Fat: 0
Carbs: 0
Other: 0

** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included. Source: 5 A Day for Better Health:cdc.gov

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