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Watermelon Peach Salsa

Watermelon Peach Salsa
  • Prep: 20 minutes
  • Serves: 6
Made with locally sourced Idaho watermelon and peaches, this salsa captures the sweet and juicy flavors of the Gem State’s summer harvest. With a touch of jalapeño for a bit of heat, and basil that is bright on the palate, this salsa is the perfect accompaniment to grilled meats or a refreshing dip for tortilla chips. It’s easy to make and showcases the best that Idaho has to offer in the summer months. Give it a try and taste the difference that local ingredients can make!

Categorized: Appetizers


  • 1/2 cup hot pepper jelly- Idaho
  • 1 tablespoon lime zest
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 cups seeded and diced fresh Idaho watermelon
  • 1 cup peeled and diced fresh Idaho peaches
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh Idaho basil
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh Idaho chives
  • 3 cups chopped Idaho tomatoes
  • salt and freshly ground pepper


  • Whisk together pepper jelly, lime zest and lime juice in a bowl. Stir in watermelon, peaches, basil and chives. Reserve a sprig of basil for garnish if desired.

  • In a separate bowl, season tomatoes with salt and freshly ground pepper to taste. Combine tomatoes and watermelon mixture. Garnish with basil sprig.