Zesty Salsa Recipe
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This chunky and colorful salsa, from Susan Causey of Columbia, Louisiana, is the ideal companion for crispy tortilla chips and goes together in a jiffy.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 2 large tomatoes, diced
  • 6 green onions, chopped
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) finely shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1/4 cup prepared zesty Italian salad dressing
  • Tortilla chips

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup: 53 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 167mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.


  1. In a bowl, combine the first six ingredients; mix well. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Serve with tortilla chips. Yield: 4 cups.
Originally published as Zesty Salsa in Taste of Home June/July 2004, p61

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.

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