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This Fresh Peach Salsa recipe is bursting with the flavor of summer. Full of peaches, red onion, jalapenos, lime, and tomatoes, it’s perfect for eating with chips or on top of chicken, pork, or fish.

Top down view of peach salsa in a bowl garnished with fresh lime and cilantro.

My Easy Recipe for Peach Salsa

Who else loves sweet and savory combos? I know I do. I also happen to love salsa. It’s a great way to add flavor to dishes or just to snack on. This sweet and savory salsa with fresh peaches is so addicting — in the best way possible!

Everytime I’ve brought this yummy snack to a party or gathering, I’ve gone home with an empty dish. Appetizers like this recipe for peach salsa are a great way to sneak in extra veggies too. I add tomatoes, red onion, jalapenos, and lime. It’s just one more reason to whip up this peach jalapeno salsa!

Serve it with tortilla chips, more fresh veggies, or even on top of these slow cooker shredded Mexican chicken tacos. The possibilities are truly endless.

A bowl of fresh peaches for this peach salsa recipe.

Why You’ll Love This Peach Salsa Recipe

  • Full of fresh flavor
  • Easy to make
  • Simple ingredients
  • Perfect for parties, potlucks, and barbecues
  • Ready in 15 minutes

Key Ingredients to Make Peach Jalapeno Salsa

  • PEACHES – Opt for ripe peaches for the best flavor.
  • RED ONION – For added crunch and mild spice.
  • TOMATO – I told you that this salsa is hiding some vegetables!
  • CILANTRO – It’s not a salsa recipe without the addition of cilantro. Okay, if you really don’t like it, you can skip it — but I do love the fresh flavor it brings to my jalapeno peach salsa recipe.
  • JALAPENO – Bring on the heat! I recommend leaving the seeds and ribs in if you want more spice. Or feel free to use a habanero for a spicier salsa. If you don’t like spicy foods, you can omit them.
  • FRESH LIME JUICE – Please use fresh and not the stuff from the bottle. Trust me on this one!
  • SALT & PEPPER – To taste.
Recipe for peach salsa ingredients.

Instructions to Make My Peach Salsa Recipe

RECIPE PREP: Dice the peaches, tomato, and red onion. Then, mince the garlic and jalapenos and juice 1 lime.

ASSEMBLE THE PEACH JALAPENO SALSA: Combine all of the ingredients in a large bowl and toss to combine. Season to taste with salt and pepper and serve with your favorite tortilla chips and veggies, or on top of tacos, chicken, pork, or seafood. Enjoy!

Tips for Picking the Best Peaches for Jalapeno Peach Salsa

You want ripe peaches, but they shouldn’t be overly ripe or they will just turn to mush.

  • Choose peaches that are vibrant in color, without any signs of green.
  • They should smell sweet. More scent means more flavor!
  • Peaches should give slightly when you gently squeeze them. If they are hard, they aren’t ripe yet. If they’re really soft, they’re overripe and will not work in this recipe.

Sometimes, the store only has rock-hard peaches available. You can still make this recipe, you’ll just need to wait an extra day or two. Place the peaches on the counter on their “shoulders” (not their bottoms) out of direct sunlight to speed up the ripening process.

Close up of peach jalapeno salsa.


What is peach salsa made of?

All recipes for peach salsa will vary slightly. Mine is made with peaches, tomato, onion, jalapeno, cilantro, and fresh lime juice. Easy peasy.

What can I do with a lot of peaches?

If you scored big on a grocery store sale or perhaps have a kind neighbor with a peach tree, there are so many dishes to try! Start with this jalapeno peach salsa recipe. You could also make peach pie, grilled peaches, or even peach ice cream!

How do you eat peach salsa?

With tortilla chips, atop tacos, in burritos…there are so many possibilities! You can use peach salsa exactly as you use regular salsa: as a dip or a condiment. I also love the idea of serving it on top of chicken, pork, or fish.

How do you add flavor to homemade peach salsa?

The jalapenos and lime juice in my recipe for peach salsa add a whole lot of flavor. If you want to add more, try vinegar, hot sauce, or even a pinch of sugar to create a more complex and unique flavor profile.

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Close up of salsa.

Fresh Peach Salsa

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: peach salsa
This Fresh Peach Salsa recipe is bursting with the flavor of summer. Full of peaches, red onion, jalapenos, lime, and tomatoes, it's perfect for eating with chips or on top of chicken, pork, or fish.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 6 (1/2 cup servings)
Calories: 36kcal
Author: Malinda Linnebur
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  • 1 pound (450g) fresh ripe peaches, diced
  • 1 large roma tomato, diced
  • ¼ cup (30g) diced red onion
  • ½ jalapeno, minced (seeds and membrane removed)
  • 2 tablepoons minced cilantro
  • juice of 1 lime
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Serve with chips, tacos, chicken, pork, or fish.


  1. For a spicer salsa leaves the seeds and membrane (ribs) of the jalapeno. Or use a habanero pepper for more heat. 
  2. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days. 
  3. Nutrition Facts: Since different brands of ingredients have different nutritional information, the information shown is just an estimate. 


Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 36kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 183mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 366IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg

15 thoughts on “Fresh Peach Salsa”

  1. 5 stars
    Wanted to also leave a review on your blog post. This is a very fresh burst of flavor and is a wonderful addition anytime but right now with the heat coming on this is a refreshing addition to a family BBQ best with fish, chicken and pork. I made kabobs and this delicious salsa went with it perfectly

    • Thank you for coming to the blog to leave a review as well!! I really appreciate it and so glad you like the salsa!!

    • The lime juice will help prevent browning to a certain extent. I have made this 3 hours in advance with no issues or browning. This can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 4 days but there will be browning at that point.


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