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Fresh Tomato Mexican Salsa Recipe
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Fresh Tomato Mexican Salsa Recipe

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Mexican fare only gets better when topped with Anna Yeatts' colorful Fresh Salsa. The Pinehurst, North Carolina cook uses ripe tomatoes, crisp onion and a touch of minced serrano pepper, making it just as good as a side dish or appetizer with crunchy baked tortilla chips!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 serrano pepper, seeded and minced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Baked tortilla chip scoops

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup: 11 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 77mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Serve with chips. Yield: 2 cups.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Originally published as Fresh Salsa in Light & Tasty August/September 2007, p35

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.


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lettuceleaf User ID: 6561007 252799
Reviewed Aug. 16, 2016

"This is really authentic tasting, easy and delicious!"

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Hairwiz User ID: 6985637 105791
Reviewed May. 3, 2013

"So easy and absolutely delicious!!"

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JCV4 User ID: 628113 168114
Reviewed May. 19, 2012

"I used a jalapeno pepper, which is enough heat for me! This is a quick and tasty recipe you can whip up in minutes. Highly recommend, especially with fresh tomatoes and cilantro."

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dp8875 User ID: 3733723 152238
Reviewed May. 30, 2009

"very good"

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5xamom User ID: 787516 151764
Reviewed Aug. 11, 2008

"This stuff is great! Very authentic!"

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