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Why You Should Be Salting Your Pineapple... And Most Of Your Fruit

It's a mantra we swear by: Just add salt. But seriously, you'd be surprised how much a dash or a sprinkle can totally transform the taste of the fruits you eat every day. Here, nine fruits that prove the deliciousness of this salty-sweet combo.
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It's a mantra we swear by: Just add salt.

But seriously, you'd be surprised how much a dash or a sprinkle can totally transform the taste of the fruits you eat every day.

Here, nine fruits that prove the deliciousness of this salty-sweet combo.

Pineapple
It may seem counterintuitive, but salt actually makes pineapple taste even sweeter.

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Grapefruit
Sub in salt for sugar. Mind blown.

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Avocado
Nothing brings out the creamy goodness of avocado more than a sprinkle of salt.

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Peaches
Sure, regular salt will do, but smoked salt on peaches? Even better.

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Tomatoes
Heirloom or not--salt (and a little pepper, too) turns these guys into the perfect summer snack.

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Green Apples
Granny Smiths (and flaky kosher salt) required.

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Watermelon
Bold flavor rush.

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Cantaloupe
Salt draws the sweetness out of this typically musky fruit.

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Strawberries
Sophistication in berry form.

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