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Traditional Salsa Recipe

Traditional Salsa Recipe

Why buy bottled salsa when you can make a more flavorful variety at home with not a lot of effort? You may want to double the recipe because it's sure to be a hit!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • Tortilla chips

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Serve with tortilla chips. Yield: 2-1/2 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 chips) equals 11 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 62 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, trace protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.