Foodie Friday

Healthy Recipe of the Week

Pear and Mango Salsa

Image source: YMCA of Greater Seattle


  • 2 medium Pears (peeled, cored, chopped into small chunks)
  • 1/2 Mango (peeled, seeded, chopped into small chunks)
  • 1/3 cup Yellow Bell Pepper (finely chopped)
  • 1/3 cup Red Bell Pepper (finely chopped)
  • 1/4 cup Red Onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 small Jalapeño Pepper (seeded, finely chopped)
  • 3 tablespoons Fresh Cilantro (finely chopped)
  • 2 teaspoons Vegetable Oil (may be substituted for Olive Oil or Avocado Oil)
  • Lime Juice to taste
  • Salt to taste (*optional)


Mix all ingredients in a bowl and refrigerate in a covered container for at least 30 minutes or up to 3 hours before serving. Serve with tortilla chips, on tacos, or on a grilled chicken breast or salmon fillet.

Serves: 6

Total Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Nutritional Information 

Serving Size: 0.5 cup; Calories: 65; Total Fat: 2g; Saturated Fat: <1g; Carbohydrates: 13g; Protein: 1g; Fiber: 3g; Sodium: 100mg






YMCA of Greater Seattle. (2020, May 21). Recipe: Pear & Mango Salsa. YMCA of Greater Seattle Blog.

About rrluthi

Certified fitness expert with a passion for educating and empowering people of all ages (young "kiddos" to the active aging "baby boomers") about the benefits of adopting and maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle, preventing injury, and feeling good. Proven strengths applying cutting-edge fitness/wellness concepts and research through roles as a health coach, fitness trainer, group exercise instructor, and rehabilitation aide—in addition to promoting these concepts in a more systematic way through blogging and social media, community outreach, and corporate wellness program facilitation.
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