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5 Salsas Like You've Never Seen Salsas Before

Created March 2, 2017
Salsas Hero

Make your own magnificent salsa bar with five all-new flavors that no one has ever eaten.

Because we just made ‘em up! From a salsa loaded with bacon to one you can enjoy for dessert, these five recipes may finally fill the cosmic void in your life. Or, at least, they’ll round out your summer party menu.


You already love bacon, so why should you have to live without it when diving into salsa? Enter, the finest bacon salsa you’ve ever tried. And not just because it’s the first you’ve ever tried. Bacon, corn, jalapeños = crazy tasty.

What You Need:

  • Bacon
  • Corn
  • Jalapeño
  • Honey
  • Vinegar

Pair It With: Serve giant bowls of this recipe with Food Should Taste Good Lime Chips.


You know how you would drive to the ends of the earth for Chicken Tortilla Soup? Same same. This salsa is seriously not to be missed. It’s all the flavors of the soup - but way better.

What You Need:

  • Cooked chicken
  • Enchilada sauce
  • Fire roasted tomatoes
  • Corn
  • Green onions
  • Cilantro

Pair It With: Since this over-the-top salsa deserves top-notch treatment, we pair it with Food Should Taste Good “The Works” Chips. With crunchy little seeds and tons of flavor.


Ceviche-lovers unite! This simple salsa with just six fresh ingredients is an awesome make-ahead option for every summer party in your life. 

What You Need:

  • Cooked Shrimp
  • Purple onion
  • Avocado
  • Grape tomatoes
  • Cilantro
  • Lime Juice

Pair It With: Bright red jalapeño Food Should Taste Good Chips complement this dish, turning it from whoa to WOW! on your party table. 


Chances are you’ve never seen this salsa and you need it in your life stat. Though the ingredient list seems odd, it all blends together into a zingy, garlicky chilled salsa that you can’t get enough of. 

What You Need:

  • Sour cream
  • Mayonnaise
  • Old El Paso Guacamole Seasoning Mix
  • Lime
  • Green onion
  • Garlic

Pair It With: Classic corn chips taste awesome with this dip. The simplicity of Food Should Taste Good Yellow Corn Chips makes for a perfect night of salsa-ing.


If you’ve ever wanted to bury yourself in a bowl of colorful fruits, now you have the recipe. With a fruit for every color of the rainbow, this sweet salsa isn’t just so good. For best results, make this one minute before serving. It’s divine.

What You Need:

  • Dragonfruit
  • Strawberries
  • Mango
  • Pineapple
  • Kiwi
  • Purple Grapes
  • Blueberries

Pair It With: Sweet Potato Chips are a great option here. But, believe us when we say Food Should Taste Good Harvest Pumpkin Chips are worth hunting for in stores. For extra nom, spray your bag of chips with a light layer of coconut oil, dust with cinnamon-sugar and bake for five minutes at 400° F. 

With so many tasty salsa twists, there are just three options for how to proceed from here: 

  1. Call friends 
  2. Grab chips
  3. Dive on in. And enjoy!

Brooke blogs at Cheeky Kitchen where she shares crazy simple, healthy family recipes. She joined Tablespoon to share some of her best, so keep an eye on Brooke's profile to see what she cooks up next!

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