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Fire & Ice Salsa Recipe

fire and ice salsa

Serve your nachos with this amazing watermelon and pepper salsa this summer, called Fire & Ice Salsa.

This recipe goes with our Summer Watermelon Fiesta party. The leftover watermelon from carving the cactus bowl makes 3 cups of Fire & Ice Salsa.

watermelon cactus carving

See how to carve the cactus bowl from a watermelon.

Fire & Ice Salsa Recipe

Course: Mexican Recipes, watermelon


Prep time






  • 3 cups seeded and finely chopped watermelon

  • 1/2 cup finely diced green peppers

  • 2 tablespoons lime juice

  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro

  • 1 tablespoon finely sliced green onion

  • 1-2 tablespoons finely diced jalapeno peppers


  • Combine ingredients; mix well and cover.
  • Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.

Recipe Video

How to Make Watermelon Fire & Ice Salsa


  • We provide nutritional information but these figures should be considered estimates as they are not calculated by a registered dietitian. Please consult a medical professional for any specific nutrition, diet, or allergy advice.

Recipe and video courtesy of National Watermelon Promotion Board

Want more? See the Mexican watermelon recipes to go with the summer fiesta.

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