13 Essential Summer Salsa Recipes You Need to Spice Up Your Cookout from 13 Essential Summer Salsa Recipes You Need to Spice Up Your Cookout

13 Essential Summer Salsa Recipes You Need to Spice Up Your Cookout

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13 Essential Summer Salsa Recipes You Need to Spice Up Your Cookout

Summer is just around the corner and that means the season for salsa is coming! With all the fresh produce cropping up in our backyards and on produce shelves at the grocery store, it’s the perfect time of year to make fresh, homemade salsas. (Not that we need another excuse to eat it.) 

One of the best snacks to indulge in when the weather is nice is the classic chips and salsa. There’s nothing quite like the taste of blended spicy onions and sweet tomatoes in our favorite fresh salsas. It’s been proven that spicy foods are good for your health, which is an added bonus, and making your own salsa at home means you won’t be eating all the extra sugars added as preservatives in store-bought salsas!

In addition to delicious traditional tomato salsas, there are a variety of ingredients and spices you can add to shake up your recipe, like fresh pineapple, mangoes, and peppers. Another positive aspect of making salsa yourself is that you’ll have plenty of leftovers!  In search of the perfect salsa for serving with chips, topping your seared skirt steak, or as a flavorful garnish for grilled fish, check out our roundup of 13 essential salsa recipes you need to add a punch of flavor to your summer cooking.