Pumpkin and Sweet Onion Salsa

Sugar pumpkins and sweet onions add dimension and flavor to this delicious salsa - perfect for tailgating, grilling and family outings during the holidays.

  • 2 sugar pumpkins, chopped and blanched
  • 2 large tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 2 jalapeño peppers, diced small (remove seeds for less heat)
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 medium sweet onion, diced
  • 1½ Tbsp brown sugar
  • ½ bunch fresh cilantro, chopped fine
  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • salt to taste
  • 1 bag tortilla chips
  1. Blanch chopped pumpkin in boiling water for 3 minutes. Remove from water. When cooled, place on paper towel for 2 minutes to get excess water out. Salt slightly.
  2. Combine all ingredients, drizzle with the olive oil, and salt to taste. Cover and let sit out at room temperature for 2 hours. Serve with tortilla chips or refrigerate until ready to use.

If you like this recipe, try our Sweet Onion & Cheese Quesadillas!

Prep Time

20 min