Apple Avocado Salsa with Honey-Lime Dressing

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Chopped apples, avocado, tomatoes, onions and poblano chile tossed in a sweet, refreshing honey-lime dressing.

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Apple Avocado Salsa

If you’ve been around these parts for a while, then you might have noticed that I have a thing for salsas. If you are just tuning in for the first time, allow me to introduce you to Avocado Feta Salsa; Orange, Grape and Feta Salsa, and now Apple Avocado Salsa.

Yes, yes. I like salsa.

This amazingness, though… 😍 Apple Avocado Salsa is a unique blend of chopped apples, avocado, tomatoes, onions, and poblano chile, all tossed in a sweet and refreshing honey-lime dressing. It’s an unconventional salsa that will bring a burst of freshness and excitement to the table.

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You know what’s cool about this salsa? Well, it’s cool. Like chill. Like cold. And it’s summery. It screams, summer! Colorful, fresh, real, raw. Doesn’t get healthier than that, my peeps.

How To Prepare Salsa with Apples and Avocado

The secret behind the magic of this salsa is the brilliant combination of ingredients. Starting with the apples – their sweet, slightly tart flavor adds a delightful crispness that contrasts beautifully with the creaminess of the avocados. The apples also hold up well, adding a satisfying crunch to every bite.

And last but not least, the honey-lime dressing. This is where the salsa really comes to life. The zingy lime juice cuts through the richness of the avocado, while the honey adds a touch of natural sweetness that rounds out the flavors. Together, they create a dressing that’s refreshing, tangy, and sweet – the perfect complement to the hearty ingredients.

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Also, exactly how much of this treat I can spoon into my mouth all at once is a secret. I thank the Lawd nobody was home when I first made this because the whole scene was plain barbaric. I wasn’t even worried about a spoon. My hands were my spoon.

Serving Suggestions for Apple Avocado Salsa

One more thing. This salsa isn’t just delicious, but it’s also versatile. It’s perfect for scooping up with tortilla chips, topping off grilled chicken or this amazing grilled salmon, or even as a refreshing side salad. Its vibrant colors and fresh flavors make it a great addition to any meal, especially during the warmer months.

Get your chopping knives ready and a bag of tortilla chips. Or corn chips.



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Apple Avocado Salsa with Honey-Lime Dressing

Chopped apples, avocado, tomatoes, onions and poblano chile tossed in a sweet, refreshing honey-lime dressing.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 6 servings


For the Salsa

  • 2 firm tomatoes, , diced
  • 1 avocado, , halved, seeded, peeled and diced
  • ¼ cup diced red onion
  • 1 poblano chile, , seeded, diced
  • 2 small Granny Smith Apples, , cored and diced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley
  • freshly ground black pepper

For the Honey-Lime Dressing

  • 2 limes, , juiced
  • 2 tablespoons honey, (add more if you like it sweeter)
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  • In a large mixing bowl, combine all salsa ingredients in the order listed.
  • In a separate mixing bowl, whisk together the lime juice and honey.
  • Pour honey-lime dressing over salsa and gently toss it all together.
  • Chill for 15 to 30 minutes in the refrigerator.
  • Serve cold with tortilla chips or corn chips.


Calories: 124kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 382mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 565IU | Vitamin C: 35.1mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 0.6mg

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  1. Gourmandize says:

    Hello Katerina!
    Thank you so much again for being a blogger of the day on our site! We are currently hosting a recipe contest in search of the best apple recipe. This recipe would be a great contender! The contest ends 10/10/2013. If you are interested in competing, visit our site to share your favorite apple recipe for a chance to win a Kindle Fire HD!

  2. Terra Baltosiewich (@CafeTerraBlog) says:

    I am totally okay with lots of different salsa recipes! This is a gorgeous, fresh, and would be perfect alone or on a chip:-) I could use my jalapenos or serranos I am growing in this recipe, YUM! Hugs, Terra

  3. kirsten@FarmFreshFeasts says:

    Kate, I like the summer/fall mashup of avocado and apple. My mouth would be happy to eat this, as it follows my new year’s resolution of adding more avocados in my life in 2013.


  4. mjskit says:

    What a very creative and delicious looking salsa! Like you – I could live on chips and salsa so I’m always on the prowl for another salsa recipe. Thanks for this one!

  5. easyfoodsmith says:

    Superb salsa! Love the flavors. They are wonderful!

    1. Katerina Petrovska says:

      Thanks SO much! 🙂 It really was delicious.

  6. Nami | Just One Cookbook says:

    Hey this is such a great timing! My mom told me she had one avocado in the fridge that we need to eat soon. I thought of making sandwich (again) but this is much better idea! We’ll try this tomorrow!

  7. marla says:

    Such a unique and fun twist on salsa!

  8. Patty says:

    Another delicious salsa, I think you’re the queen of salsa !!! Have a wonderful weekend 😉

  9. Stacy | Wicked Good Kitchen says:

    Ooh! I’m loving this apple salad with avo thang…especially with the honey lime dressing! Going barbaric with food is totally acceptable. Thanks for sharing, Kate!

  10. The Sketched Chef says:

    Wonderful combination !