Simple Sweet n Savory Summer Salsa

Although I am no longer a kid who’s out of school for the Summer, it is still my favorite season.  This is the time of the year that I entertain friends at my home the most. I usually prepare everything and my husband fires up the grill for a tasty meal.

I typically like my friends to arrive just as we are beginning to put the meat on the grill, so while the guys are outside enjoying a beer and watching the grill, we ladies can catch up on everything from the kids to pop culture.

The other day I decided to have a couple of friends over for dinner, and since I knew my hubby wouldn’t fire up the grill until people arrived, I decided to whip up a quick little appetizer.  I thought to myself that a dip would be great, who doesn’t love to dip. So, I created something new using Johnsonville Smoked Brats that I call my “Sweet n Savory Summer Salsa”.

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I like trying different things and thought that Johnsonville Sausage would give it that extra something I was looking for.  When I picked up the package of Johnsonville Smoked Brats I was happy to read that there were no added fillers and that they only use premium cuts of pork to pack in the flavor.

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 RECIPE

Ingredients:

2 Johnsonville Smoked Brats links, 1 medium mango, 10 strawberries, Cilantro                    2 tablespoons each of Peach Preserves, Orange juice, Lemon juice, and Sweet Chili Sauce

Directions:

  1. Finely chop cilantro, then dice mango, strawberries, and Johnsonville Smoked Brats.
  2. Stir together the peach preserves, orange juice, lemon juice, and sweet chili sauce in a large bowl. Gently fold in the cilantro, mango, strawberries, Johnsonville Smoked Brats until blended. Allow the mixture to rest at least 20 minutes before serving.

This was such a simple recipe, I served it  chilled as a dip(like Salsa) with Cinnamon Sugar Pita Chips.  It also makes a great topping for grilled meats such as Pork Chop or Seafood. We tried it as a topping for our Grilled Salmon and it was amazing.  Everyone loved it.

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I recommend this recipe to anyone looking to make a quick tasty appetizer. This Sweet n Savory Summer Salsa is extremely easy to make and full of flavor.

 

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post I was compensated by Johnsonville in exchange for me creating and sharing my recipe. All content and opinions are my own.

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36 comments
Migdalia
Migdalia

That salsa looks delish! And, so easy too. Thanks for sharing the recipe! This looks like it will become a summertime fave.

Kimberly Murray
Kimberly Murray

I would have never thought to combine fruit with brats! It sounds like such a great summer appetizer. Thanks for sharing this colorful, summertime appetizer!

CassieTucker
CassieTucker

My husband loves him some brats. He would probably eat up this salsa with them!

KrystalS1
KrystalS1

We have brats to grill today! This looks like a great idea. 

Jessica
Jessica

That sounds like an excellent flavor combination.  I will surely try. Pinned !

EbmommyMarina
EbmommyMarina

Now that looks good. Serve me a salsa mix with mango and I will be a happy person!

TeresaMoody
TeresaMoody

That looks so good. I love any salsa.

ChristieC
ChristieC

Wow, that looks delicious! I've never seen a salsa with sausage, but I would definitely eat this

Danielle Bishop
Danielle Bishop

Oh that looks tasty!! I never tried a salsa with the fruit ingredients, I'd lovve to know how it tastes.

Amanda
Amanda

Oh that sounds really yummy! Something different and then add the pita chips! Love it!

thatbaldchick
thatbaldchick

I haven't seen those pita chips, before.  Sweet and Savory sound good together. 

MyBaybah
MyBaybah

Oh my, that sounds right up my alley.  I love sweet and savory together!

Susanna
Susanna

This looks tasty! I like the spin on a traditional salsa recipe. My husband would really like this one.

AngelaSellari
AngelaSellari

I don't think we ever outgrow looking forward to summertime! That salsa looks delish.

DebbieDenny
DebbieDenny

Salsa is yummy. I have a craving for brats now. Need to run to the store!

shellthings
shellthings

That salsa looks delicious! I love to grill out in the summertime. 

AmberConaway
AmberConaway

I LOVE salsa with fruit in it! Looks so delicious, can't wait to try it!

MomDot
MomDot

Oh yum! This would be great to have poolside this summer!

mschristopher13
mschristopher13

That sounds delicious.  I love trying different salsas and they are generally so easy to make.  I'll have to try this one.

Beth FrugalFroggie
Beth FrugalFroggie

That salsa sausage mix looks delicious.  Thank you for sharing the recipe.

mail4rosey
mail4rosey

Mm hhmmm, I will try any type of salsa. This one sounds delicious!

bekki
bekki

Looks absolutely wonderful! I love anything with Mango in it!! 

kiwithebeauty1
kiwithebeauty1

I am a salsa lover...I've had it with mangos before and it was delish but with strawberries??! That is a new one but I need to try that interesting combo I bet it is amazing! 

valmg
valmg

We love Johnsonville! They're also great in soup!

brettbmartin
brettbmartin

Who doesn't love salsa!!!?? What a great idea to put brats in the salsa

Liz Mays
Liz Mays

Love the combination of ingredients in this salsa. It sounds super yummy!

VeronicaSolomon
VeronicaSolomon

I love mango and so my salsas have to have mangos. Looks super delicious

ToodiesMomma
ToodiesMomma

I LOVE salsa with mango in it. It gives it such a sweet and tangy flavor. The Stacy's pits chips are also my favorite. This is such a great recipe for Summer time.

jaimemckee
jaimemckee

I love salsa and this looks amazing. We're like you and your husband - we wait until friends are arriving to really finish dinner, so we all have time to catch up.

ChrystalMahan
ChrystalMahan

Summer is so much fun, but I sure enjoy the fall! Salsa looks great!

Mom_Mart
Mom_Mart

I love cilantro. I have been playing with it in recipes in my home lately and just love that pop of flavor it gives. This looks great. 

kay adeola
kay adeola

Never seen these over here.This salsa sounds tasty.

MommyTalkShow
MommyTalkShow

Adding the sausage would add to the lean protein and make it a healthy option. Great job!

massholemommy
massholemommy

No way!  I have never had Johnsonville Smoked Brats mixed into anything like salsa before.  I would be interested in trying it, though.

thepuzzledpalate
thepuzzledpalate

Yummy! I love trying a new salsa recipe every now and then.Thank you for the recipe!