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Fresh Tomato Mexican Salsa Recipe

Fresh Tomato Mexican Salsa Recipe

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. YIELD: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

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.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without chips) equals 11 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 77 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchange: Free food.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.