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Salsa Criolla

 Salsa Criolla
My family piles this versatile relish on sandwiches, chicken and even enchiladas! Prepare it the night before your party to avoid last-minute prep...and the let the flavors blend..
12 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1 large sweet onion, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 medium red onion, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. In a small bowl,
  • whisk the lemon juice, oil, sugar, salt and pepper. Pour over onion
  • mixture; toss to coat. Refrigerate until chilled. Serve with a
  • slotted spoon. Yield: 3 cups.
Nutritional Facts: 1/4 cup equals 28 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 139 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 vegetable.