We combined summer fruits along with the sweet flavor of vanilla to make a salsa that’s perfect for grilled fish, pulled pork, or for just dipping chips!

  • 2 peaches, cut into wedges, fresh or frozen
  • 2 cups seedless watermelon, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/2 tsp Rodelle Gourmet Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Rodelle Vanilla Bean, split and scraped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced - could do more if you prefer extra heat
  • 1/2 cup red onion, diced
  • 3/4 tsp kosher salt
  • pinch of ground black pepper
  1. In the bowl of a food processor, pulse the peaches and Rodelle Vanilla Bean seeds until chopped, to a medium-chunk consistency. Remove to a separate bowl.
  2. In the food processor bowl (no need to rinse the bowl out), add the jalapeno and pulse until finely chopped.
  3. Add the onion, salt, and pepper and pulse for 2-3 seconds.
  4. Add the watermelon and Rodelle Gourmet Vanilla Extract, pulse for 1 to 2 seconds so that the watermelon is still chunky (but not too liquidy).
  5. Remove to the bowl with the peaches in it.
  6. Combine with the peaches and refrigerate for at least an hour before serving to marry flavors.
  7. Serve with grilled halibut, swordfish (or your favorite white fish), pork chops, chicken, pulled pork sandwiches, or with chips.

Try Rodelle's other summery salsa: Mango Salsa!