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Fresh Salsa Recipe

User Rating 3.5 Star Rating (7 Reviews)

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Easy Fresh Salsa

Easy Fresh Salsa

Diana Rattray
If you're looking for a recipe for fresh salsa, this is an excellent choice. The salsa is made with fresh tomatoes and peppers, and it is seasoned perfectly with cilantro and lime juice..

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 2 small cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 large ripe tomatoes, peeled and seeds removed, chopped
  • 2 hot chile peppers, Serrano or Jalapeno, finely chopped
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons minced cilantro
  • 1 1/2 to 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • salt and pepper

Preparation:

Put chopped onion and garlic in a strainer; pour 2 cups boiling water over them then let drain thoroughly. Discard water. Cool.

Combine onions and garlic with chopped tomatoes, peppers, cilantro, lime juice, salt, and pepper. Refrigerate for 2 to 4 hours to blend flavors.
Makes about 2 cups of salsa.

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User Reviews

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 5 out of 5
Fresh Salsa, Member M_Bielas

This is a bare bone recipe easy to make and if you substitute a hotter pepper like a habanero or ghost pepper it tastes great with the fresh ingredients. That is the key fresh. Also, for not as hot use a jalapeno pepper. Additionally, I do not pour hot water over the onion or garlic. I put all fresh and uncooked mixed altogether. Tastes great!

7 out of 11 people found this helpful.

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