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papaya salsa with avocado in a white bowl
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Papaya Salsa with Avocado

This bright and flavorful papaya salsa is a blend of juicy papaya, avocado, red onion and cilantro, all tossed together and seasoned with lime juice. Papaya salsa is perfect when served as a dip for chips, or a topping for tacos or grilled chicken.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: snacks + starters
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4
Calories: 121kcal
Author: Dani Spies


  • 1 ripe papaya, seeded and cut into small cubes
  • 1 avocado, cut into small cubes
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 1 large handful cilantro, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  • Place all the ingredients in a large bowl and gently mix together.
    stir all papaya salsa ingredients in a bowl
  • Test for seasoning, adjust if needed, and enjoy!
    taste papaya salsa and adjust seasonings as needed


Papaya salsa is best enjoyed within 24 hours of being made. However, it will last in the fridge for up to 3 days in an airtight container.


Calories: 121kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 402mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 863IU | Vitamin C: 55mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg