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Quick Easy Salsa Recipe

Quick Easy Salsa Recipe

I never really cared for store bought salsa so I decided to come up with my own recipe. Now I can't make enough of it! I am always asked to bring it with me to any family get-together or potluck. I always leave with an empty bowl!—Dana Sapp, Scottsville, Kentucky
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:28 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) diced tomatoes, drained
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Tortilla chips

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Cover and chill until serving. Serve with tortilla chips. Yield: 7 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 tortilla chips) equals 20 calories, trace fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 159 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: Free food.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.