9 Berry Sauces and Salsas to Make Everything Taste Better

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9 Berry Sauces and Salsas to Make Everything Taste Better

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April 17 2020


Fresh berries may be more versatile than you think. If you're stuck on only using them to top yogurt or cereal, get ready for a treat. Each of these savory sauces and salsas highlights fresh sweet berries.

Try these recipes on a variety of grilled meats, fish, and poultry or as a dip for your favorite salty snack.

Also see, 13 Game-Changing Strawberry Desserts.

  1. Pork Chops with Blueberry-Mango Salsa

    With just enough red onion to balance out the sweetness, this savory-sweet salsa is just what your pork chop needed.

  2. Chicken with Grilled Watermelon Salsa

    We like to go heavy on the blueberries in this colorful salsa, and even though the recipe only calls for half an jalapeno, spice lovers will appreciate if you use the whole thing.

  3. Salsa de Mayo

    This one is all about the addition of raspberries and a few squeezes of fresh orange and lime.

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  4. Strawberry Avocado Pico de Gallo

    This fresh and fruity salsa is packed with bold flavors. It's great with tortilla chips and even better with pita chips.

  5. Pork with Berry Salsa

    This stovetop salsa cooks down slightly to condense the berries' sweet flavors—a great combination for cumin-flavored chops.

  6. Strawberry Citrus Salsa over Grilled Halibut

    Equally delicious on a fish taco, this bright-flavored salsa just might be our catch of the day.

  7. Grilled Tuna with Fresh Berry Sauce

    The fresh berry sauce for these meaty grilled tuna steaks comes together in minutes using a food processor or blender.

  8. Blackberry Mustard Pork Chops

    Who knew you could pack so much flavor into a dish with fewer than 5 ingredients?

  9. Blackberry Chipotle-Jam

    Ok, so it's not really a salsa or a sauce, but this recipe is still our jam! Try it on pork or chicken or spread on crostini for an easy appetizer.

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