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Apple Salsa with Pomegranate

Fresh apple salsa makes a great appetizer or snack any time of year. This recipe is a little savory, a little sweet and a little spicy! It’s refreshing and healthy too!

White of apple salsa with pomegranate seeds

Salsas are such a great snacking food. They are great for parties, potlucks or even just for an afternoon snack. One great thing about salsa is you don’t have to worry about it getting cold or how long it’s been sitting out.

And salsas are fun! You can use so many different ingredients and they can be sweet or savory or in this case, both.

A bowl of apple salsa on a red and white checkered napkin

This salsa would be really festive for a fall gathering or holiday party too! Isn’t is so pretty? Here’s a few other of my favorite seasonal dips:

Recipe FAQs

What type of apples to use? 

Crisp, tart apples work best in this salsa, but you can use a variety of apples such as granny smith, Fuji, Jonagold or Honeycrisp. Check out this article from Taste of Home to learn more about how to use apples in recipes.

How long does apple salsa last?

This salsa will last up to 3 days when stored in the refrigerator.

What do you serve with apple salsa?

This salsa pairs well with sweet cinnamon and sugar pita chips or with more savory options like tortilla chips or crackers.

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1: Remove the seeds from the jalapeno (or leave them in if you like more heat)

Step 2: Dice the apple and the jalapeno

diced apples and jalapenos on a cutting board with pomegranate seeds

Step 3: Place the diced apples, jalapenos and pomegranate seeds in a bowl

Step 4: Add the remaining ingredients to the bowl and stir together

ingredients in a bowl

Step 5: Let the apple salsa sit for at least 30 minutes so the flavors will meld

Apple Salsa with Pomegranate in a bowl with red and green apples in the background

Apple Salsa with Pomegranate seeds in a bowl on a napkin

Apple Salsa with Pomegranate

Darlene Kratz
Fresh apple salsa with pomegranate makes a great appetizer or snack any time of year. A little savory, a little sweet and a little spicy! It’s refreshing and healthy!
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Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 52 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 apple
  • 1 jalapeno
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp fresh orange juice
  • salt, to taste

Instructions
 

  •  Remove the seeds from the jalapeno (or leave them in if you like more heat)
  • Dice the apple and the jalapeno
  • Place the diced apples, jalapenos and pomegranate seeds in a bowl
  • Add the remaining ingredients to the bowl and stir together
  • Let the salsa sit for at least 30 minutes so the flavors will meld

Notes

You could also use half of two different apple varieties like I did in these photos. 

Nutrition

Calories: 52kcal
Keyword apples,, salsa
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Comments

    1. Hi Sandy, You could do sweet or savory. Cinnamon and sugar pita chips would be good or crackers. A spoon works too 🙂

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