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What to Serve with Cherry Salsa (12 Easy Ideas)

You’ve just whipped up a batch of delicious cherry salsa and you’re looking for something to serve with it.

Well, look no further!

Here are 12 ideas for what to eat with cherry salsa.

From chips to celery sticks, I’ve got you covered.

So get ready to enjoy some flavorful and fun dishes!

What to Serve with Cherry Salsa

What to Serve with Cherry Salsa?

There are many options for what to serve with cherry salsa. You could serve it with chips as a dip, or use it as a topping for grilled chicken or fish. It would also be good served with quesadillas or tacos.

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Keep scrolling for even more ideas!

1. Tortilla Chips

Tortilla Chips
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A little crunchy, a little sweet, and with just the right amount of heat, cherry salsa is a delicious and easy way to add some flavor to your tortilla chips.

The key to enjoying this tasty treat is to find the perfect balance of flavors and textures.

For the best flavor, look for a salsa that has a mix of sweet and tart cherries.

You should also look for a salsa with a bit of heat, such as from jalapeño peppers.

The salsa should also be thick enough to coat the chips, but not so thick that it feels heavy or overpowering.

To really jazz up your cherry salsa, try adding some chopped fresh fruit, such as pineapple or mango.

You can also add some chopped fresh herbs, such as cilantro or mint.

For an extra kick, try adding some crumbled goat cheese or feta cheese.

No matter how you enjoy it, cherry salsa is a great way to add some flavor to your tortilla chips.

So go ahead and dig in!

2. Pita Chips

Pita chips

Pita chips are simple, salty, and satisfying.

They make an excellent accompaniment to cherry salsa, which is sweet, tart, and full of flavor.

The contrast of the two flavors is delicious, and the texture of the chips provides a nice contrast to the smooth salsa.

To make this combination even more interesting, try adding a few chopped fresh herbs to the salsa.

Basil, mint, or cilantro would all be delicious.

You could also add a bit of heat with a pinch of cayenne pepper or a diced jalapeño.

If you want to make this a meal, you could add some shredded chicken to the salsa and serve it over a bed of greens.

Otherwise, just enjoy it as a snack with a cold drink.

3. Rice Crackers

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When you dip a rice cracker into cherry salsa, you get a delicious contrast of flavors and textures.

The sweetness of the cherries is offset by the acidity of the salsa, and the crunch of the cracker provides a nice contrast to the smoothness of the salsa.

Here are a few tips to help you enjoy this combination to the fullest:

  • Try to get a mix of different colored cherries in your salsa for a more visually appealing dip.
  • If you want a little more crunch in your dip, add some chopped up almonds or pecans.
  • For a bit of heat, add a pinch of cayenne pepper to the salsa.

Enjoy your cherry salsa with rice crackers as a healthy and delicious snack!

4. Popcorn

Popcorn

It’s time to bring out your microplane and get zesting because we’re making cherry salsa!

This vibrant and flavorful salsa is perfect for your next party or get-together.

The sweetness of the cherries is balanced by the heat of the peppers and the acidity of the lime juice, making it a perfect accompaniment to popcorn.

The popcorn will absorb the flavors of the salsa and create a delicious and unique flavor combination.

You can also add a little bit of salt to the popcorn to enhance the flavors.

If you want a little bit more of a crunch, you can add some chopped nuts or seeds to the salsa.

So what are you waiting for?

Get popping and enjoy!

5. Pretzels

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These salty little pretzels are the perfect vehicle for our sweet and tangy cherry salsa.

The combination of flavors is simply irresistible.

And, because pretzels are so sturdy, they can handle being loaded up with salsa.

So go ahead and pile it on!

If you want to jazz up this combination, try adding a dollop of sour cream or yogurt to your pretzel.

It adds a lovely creaminess that takes the flavors to the next level.

Another great way to enjoy this combination is to eat the salsa and pretzels together as a sort of deconstructed nachos.

Simply dip your pretzel into the salsa and enjoy!

6. Carrots

Carrots

Carrots are crunchy and have a slightly sweet flavor, which makes them a perfect partner for cherry salsa.

The salsa is also sweet and tangy, with a bit of spice from the peppers.

Together, these flavors are a perfect match.

If you want to jazz up this combination, try serving the carrots and salsa with a dollop of plain yogurt or sour cream.

This will add a bit of creaminess and help to balance out the sweetness.

You could also add a sprinkle of chopped fresh herbs, such as cilantro or mint.

For a fun and easy way to eat this combination, simply dip the carrots into the salsa.

Or, if you want a more substantial meal, pair the salsa with grilled chicken or fish.

Serve the chicken or fish on a bed of carrots, and top with the cherry salsa.

Enjoy!

7. Celery Sticks

If you don’t mind a little chopping, celery sticks go great with cherry salsa.

The clean, crisp flavor of celery is a perfect contrast to the sweet, tart salsa.

Plus, the crunchy texture is a nice change of pace from the usual tortilla chips.

If you want to jazz up your celery sticks, try dipping them in a mixture of sour cream and salsa.

The creaminess will balance out the acidity of the salsa, and the combination of flavors is really delicious.

Another great way to enjoy celery and cherry salsa is to top the celery with a dollop of salsa and a sprinkle of cheese.

The salty cheese is the perfect finishing touch to this tasty snack.

8. Cucumber Slices

Since cucumbers don’t carry much flavor on their own, they’re the perfect base for our bright and flavorful cherry salsa.

The cool, crisp cucumber slices provide a lovely contrast to the sweet, juicy cherries in the salsa.

If you’re looking to jazz up your cucumber slices, try adding a bit of fresh dill or mint.

You could also experiment with different types of vinegar or oil.

And if you want to make this dish even more substantial, you could add some crumbled feta cheese or sliced grilled chicken.

No matter how you choose to enjoy them, we hope you’ll love our cherry salsa cucumber slices!

9. Jicama

Jicama Sticks

Jicama isn’t talked about enough. It’s time to give this humble root vegetable its due.

Jicama has a light, crisp texture and a slightly sweet flavor that pairs perfectly with cherry salsa.

Here are some tips for how to enjoy this combination of flavors:

  • Serve the salsa on top of jicama slices for a healthy and flavorful appetizer.
  • Add a little spice to the salsa by adding a diced jalapeño pepper.
  • For a fun twist on tacos, top jicama tacos with cherry salsa instead of the traditional salsa.
  • Use cherry salsa as a dipping sauce for jicama sticks.

The sweetness of the cherries, the acidity of the lime juice, and the crunch of the jicama all come together to create a delicious and refreshing combination of flavors.

So next time you’re looking for something new to serve with your cherry salsa, give jicama a try.

10. Bell Peppers

Bell Peppers

Bell peppers are beautiful and versatile vegetables that can be used in sweet or savory dishes.

They have a slightly sweet flavor and a crisp, crunchy texture.

When pairing bell peppers with cherry salsa, you can either go for a sweet and savory combination or a more savory dish.

If you want to go for a sweet and savory combination, try pairing the salsa with grilled bell peppers.

The sweetness of the cherries will balance out the smokiness of the grill.

You can also add a little bit of heat to the dish by adding some jalapeño peppers to the salsa.

If you’re looking for a more savory dish, try pairing the salsa with roasted bell peppers.

The roasting process will bring out the natural sweetness of the bell peppers and pair well with the tartness of the cherries.

You can also add some chopped onions to the salsa for a little bit of sweetness and crunch.

11. Summer Squash

Summer squash is a great option to serve with cherry salsa.

The sweetness of the cherries will be a nice contrast to the savory squash.

You can either roast or grill the squash to bring out its natural sweetness.

I would recommend adding a little bit of oil or butter to the squash to help the cherries stick to it.

You can also add some chopped onions or garlic to the salsa to give it a little bit of a kick.

Serve the squash and salsa with some tortilla chips or on top of a salad.

12. Zucchini Sticks

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Lastly on this list of what to serve with cherry salsa we have zucchini sticks!

I love the flavor and texture of these with the sweet and slightly spicy salsa.

Plus, they are a great finger food that is perfect for dipping.

If you want to jazz up your zucchini sticks, you can try grilling or breading them.

Both methods are delicious and add a nice crunch to the dish.

cherry Salsa

What to Serve with Cherry Salsa (12 Easy Ideas)

Cherry salsa is one of my favorite ways to add a little sweetness to savory dishes.
The bright color and fresh flavor of cherries pair perfectly with a variety of foods, from pork and chicken to fish and vegetables.
And because it's so easy to make, I always have a jar of cherry salsa in my fridge.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Salsa
Cuisine American, Mexican
Servings 4 people
Calories 188 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • Tortilla Chips
  • Pita Chips
  • Rice Crackers
  • Popcorn
  • Pretzels
  • Carrots
  • Celery Sticks
  • Cucumber Slices
  • Jicama
  • Bell Peppers
  • Summer Squash
  • Zucchini Sticks

Instructions
 

  • Pick one of the foods from this list to eat with your cherry salsa.
  • Prepare the rest of your delicious snack.
  • Enjoy in no time!
Keyword What to Serve with Cherry Salsa