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Tropical Pineapple Salad Recipe

This is a tropical style pineapple salad. The fresh pineapple, avocado, peppers, and cucumber come together to create a bowl of colorful summer salad. Learn how to make pineapple salsa cum salad in a few simple steps.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 254kcal
Author: Hina Gujral



  • 2 Cup finely chopped pineapple
  • 1 Cup finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 Cup chopped avocado
  • 1 Cup chopped cucumber
  • ¼ Cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey or brown sugar or stevia
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro or coriander


  • Wash the red bell pepper. Wipe it with a clean towel. Roast the bell pepper over the direct gas flame/oven/grill till black charred marks appear on the skin of the pepper. Allow to cool down completely and then finely chop.
  • Meanwhile, prepare the dressing. Combine salt, pepper flakes, honey, lemon juice, and olive oil. Whisk to combine all the ingredients nicely. Taste and adjust the seasoning accordingly.
  • Combine chopped pineapple, roasted bell pepper, cucumber, avocado in a salad bowl.
  • Pour the dressing over the salad. Toss the salad gently in the dressing. Keep in the refrigerator for 1 hour.


  • Use sweet and fully ripe pineapple for making the salad. You can use the tinned or canned pineapple slices as well. 
  • If you are using tinned pineapple, taste and then add the honey in salad accordingly. 
  • If red pepper flakes are not available use one finely minced fresh red chili (discard the seeds). 
  • Let the salad sit in the refrigerator for 1 hour before serving. 
  • Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary according to the ingredients used.


Calories: 254kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 10mg | Potassium: 396mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 1367IU | Vitamin C: 95mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1mg