Skinny Recipe: Zesty Strawberry Mango Salsa

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TGIF!  Today’s Skinny Recipe comes from guest blogger, Kim Galeaz of The Dietitian Does Dessert. Kim is a registered dietitian and culinary nutritionist with a passion for blending great taste with good health. We’re both so excited to share this wonderful recipe with all of you. Here’s what she had to say:

There are triple benefits packed into this zesty salsa – easy, tasty and filled with health-promoting nutrients! In-season mango and strawberries are blended with zesty jalapeno and garlic to create a refreshing and unique dip for corn tortilla chips or an accompaniment to grilled fish or poultry. Tart lime is balanced with just a hint of sweetness, but no extra calories, thanks to no-calorie sweeteners. Picnics, graduation parties, BBQ’s, cookouts and reunions….you’ll find unlimited reasons to make this great-tasting and healthy salsa!

Check out the recipe below and if you like it, visit her website for more or follow her on Twitter @kimfoodtalk.

Makes 9 servings (½ cup)

Strawb Salsa BY2


1 pound strawberries, hulled and diced (roughly 3 heaping cups diced)
1 large mango, peeled, pitted and diced (roughly 1-2/3 cups diced)
1/3 cup diced red onion
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and very finely diced
Zest from 1 lime
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
¼ cup very finely chopped cilantro
1 to 2 packages calorie-free sweetener (such as Splenda, Nutrasweet, Sweet ‘n Low, Truvia)
½ teaspoon Kosher salt
¼ teaspoon garlic powder


In a large bowl, gently toss strawberries, mango, red onion and jalapeno pepper together. In a small bowl, whisk together lime zest, lime juice, cilantro, calorie-free sweetener, salt and garlic powder.  Pour over berry mixture and toss lightly to blend. Serve immediately or refrigerate in a tightly covered container.

Calories: 40
Fat: 0g
Carbohydrates: 10g
Protein 0.5g
Fiber 2g

Recipe created by Kim Galeaz, RD CD

Posted on May 17, 2013 at 8:29 am

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