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Salsa for a Crowd Recipe

Salsa for a Crowd Recipe

When planning your next fiesta, look no further than this hearty, pretty salsa. Succulently seasoned with coriander, cumin, garlic and cilantro, your crowd will definitely say, "Ole!" —Betsy Sams, Jamesville, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:56 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) diced tomatoes
  • 4 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 cups frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 medium sweet onion, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons hot pepper sauce
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon coriander seeds, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • Chopped jalapeno pepper, optional
  • corn chips or tortilla chips

Directions

  • 1. Place two undrained cans of tomatoes in a large bowl; drain the two remaining cans and add tomatoes to the bowl.
  • 2. Stir in the chopped fresh tomatoes, corn, beans, onion, lime juice, cilantro, vinegar, pepper sauce, garlic and seasonings. Stir in jalapeno if desired. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Serve with chips. Yield: 56 servings (1/4 cup each).
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 22 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 114 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 vegetable.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.