Speedy Homemade Salsa Recipe
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Speedy Homemade Salsa Recipe

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“I love Mexican food and this refreshing salsa is easy to prepare,” notes Sarah Berger from Minneapolis, Minnesota. “I think it tastes even better than the store-bought variety.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) whole tomatoes, drained
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Nutritional Facts

1/3 cup equals 34 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 336 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 vegetable.

Directions

  1. In a food processor, combine all ingredients; cover and process until chunky. Transfer to a small bowl. Yield: 1-1/3 cups.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Originally published as Speedy Homemade Salsa in Cooking for 2 Fall 2005, p15

Nutritional Facts

1/3 cup equals 34 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 336 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 vegetable.

This recipe pairs well with a sweet red wine.

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Reviewed Aug. 17, 2013

Albeit using canned tomatoes really makes this speedy, using fresh tomatoes very special. And it really doesn't take that much longer. Other than that, I followed the recipe; don't be tempted to use dried oregano -- it doesn't work.

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