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Garden Salsa Recipe

Garden Salsa Recipe

In this recipe, ripe garden ingredients and subtle seasonings make a mouthwatering salsa that's a real summer treat. —Michelle Beran, Caflin, Kansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:40 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 medium tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons minced jalapeno pepper
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Tortilla chips

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, green pepper, onions, garlic, vinegar, lemon juice, oil, jalapeno and seasonings. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Serve with chips. Yield: 5 cups.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons of salsa equals 17 calories, trace fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 62 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchanges: Free Food.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.