Homemade Salsa

This past weekend my parents sent me home with a ton of fresh tomatoes from their garden. As I was thinking about what delicious recipes I could make with all of these tomatoes I immediately thought of salsa! What better recipe to make with all of these ripe tomatoes? :) My family loves to eat chips and salsa and this is one recipe that I seem to make once a week at my house. Besides this homemade red salsa,  I have made two types of salsa over the summer- peach and apple salsa and peach and pepper salsa. My husband and I love hot and spicy dishes, however, if hot and spicy are not your thing, simply seed the jalapeno before mincing.

Homemade Salsa

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Ingredients:

  • 3 very ripe tomatoes (about 2 pounds), cored and diced small
  • 1/2 cup tomato juice
  • 1 jalapeno, minced
  • 1 medium red onion , diced small
  • 1 medium garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/2 cup lime juice from 4 medium limes
  • Salt
Directions:

Mix all ingredients, including salt to taste, in medium bowl. Cover and refrigerate to blend flavors, at least 1 hour and up to 5 days.

Source: adapted from The Best New Recipe

5 Responses to “Homemade Salsa”

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    Myrthe — August 2, 2011 @ 7:49 am

    I just made this! Instead of just mincing everything I actually mashed in in the blender to get a more liquid dipping substance. It was very good!

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