Salsa Roja Recipe
- 1 can (28 ounces) whole tomatoes, drained
- 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes with garlic and onion, drained
- 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) Mexican stewed tomatoes, drained
- 1 can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chilies, drained
- 1 medium onion, quartered
- 2 banana peppers, seeded and coarsely chopped
- 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and coarsely chopped
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1/2 cup minced fresh cilantro
- 1/4 cup lime juice
- 2 medium ripe avocados, peeled and cubed
- Tortilla chips
- 1. Place the first 10 ingredients in a food processor; cover and process until chopped. Add cilantro and lime juice; cover and pulse until combined.
- 2. Transfer to a bowl; stir in avocados. Serve with tortilla chips. Yield: 7 cups.
1/4 cup (calculated without chips) equals 42 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 381 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.
Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.