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Low FODMAP Papaya Salsa

Low FODMAP Papaya Salsa is a little sweet, a little tart and a little bit spicy – or very spicy depending on the amount of jalapeno that you add. It is as simple as stirring everything together in a bowl.

Low FODMAP Serving Size Info: Makes about 2 cups; 2 tablespoons per serving; 16 servings

Course: Basic, Condiment
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Makes: 16 Servings
Calories: 9 kcal
Author: Dédé Wilson


  • 12- ounces (340 g) ripe peeled papaya, diced
  • 1/2 cup (16 g) chopped cilantro
  • ½ cup (32 g) finely chopped scallions, green parts only
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons minced jalapeno, or to taste
  • Kosher salt


  1. Place papaya, cilantro, scallions, lime juice and jalapeno in a bowl and stir together until well combined. Taste and season with salt. Add more jalapeno if you like things hot.

  2. Salsa is ready to use or refrigerate in an airtight container overnight. Bring to room temperature before serving.



FODMAP Information

Our recipes are based on Monash University and FODMAP Friendly science.

  • Lime Juice: Monash University has lab tested lime juice and it is low FODMAP in 1 cup (250 g) amounts (double that of lemon juice, as an interesting fact).
  • Papaya: Monash University has lab tested ripe papaya and it contains no FODMAPs.
  • Scallions: The green parts of scallions are low FODMAP as determined by Monash University lab testing and can be used to add onion flavor to your low FODMAP cooking.

Please always refer to the Monash University & FODMAP Friendly smartphone apps for the most up-to-date lab tested information. As always, your tolerance is what counts; please eat accordingly. The ultimate goal of the low FODMAP diet is to eat as broadly as possible, without triggering symptoms, for the healthiest microbiome.

Nutrition Facts
Low FODMAP Papaya Salsa
Amount Per Serving
Calories 9 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Sodium 1mg0%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.