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10 Minute Zesty Salsa Recipe

10 Minute Zesty Salsa Recipe

The view from our mountain home includes Pike's Peak, so we frequently eat on our wraparound porch in good weather. During family get-together, we often savor this zippy salsa with chips while we feast on the natural beauty all around us.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chilies, undrained
  • 1 tablespoon seeded chopped jalapeno pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped red onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Dash salt
  • Dash pepper
  • Tortilla chips

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the tomatoes, jalapeno, onion, cilantro, garlic, oil, salt and pepper. Refrigerate until serving. Serve with tortilla chips. Yield: 1-1/2 cups.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/4 cup) equals 29 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 214 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, trace protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.