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California Avocado Salsa Recipe

From her home in Magalia, California, Mary Vosika dishes out this spicy avocado blend. "The salsa's festive green and red colors bring a bit of cheer to any get-together," she writes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:20 servings


  • 3 large ripe avocados, peeled and cubed
  • 3 medium tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 to 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • Salt to taste
  • Tortilla chips


  • 1. In a bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Serve immediately with chips. Yield: 5 cups.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.