Recipe: Salsa Tropical Appetizer

The star ingredients are papaya, mango, red bell pepper, chayote, and jalapeno.


Serves 8



  • 1 cup papaya, diced into 1/4" cubes

  • 2 cups mango, diced into 1/4" cubes

  • 1/2 cup red onion, finely minced

  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper, finely minced

  • 1 cup chayote, diced into 1/8" cubes

  • 1/4 cup jalapeno, finely minced

  • 1/8 cup freshly grated ginger

  • juice of 4 limes

  • 1 cup fresh cilantro, roughly chopped

  • tablespoon lime zest

  • sea salt and cracked pepper to taste


Procedure: Mix all ingredients together and chill in the refrigerator for at least an hour before serving.


Health benefits of papaya:

Fresh papaya contains antioxidant nutrients vitamin C, vitamin E, and beta-carotene which help reduce inflammation. It is also a good source of fiber, which has been shown to lower high cholesterol levels.

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