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Crunchy Garden Salsa Recipe

Crunchy Garden Salsa Recipe

"A co-worker brought this fun crunchy salsa to a potluck and everyone loved it," shares Tammy Mahlke of La Crescent, Minnesota. "The ingredients are available at the grocery store all year, but it tastes like you picked the produce from your very own backyard!"
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:12 servings


  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1 medium tomato, diced
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 medium carrot, chopped
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/3 cup tomato paste
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Tortilla chips


  • 1. In a bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. In another bowl, combine the water, tomato sauce, tomato paste, garlic, lemon juice and pepper; stir into the vegetable mixture. Serve with chips. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: about 3 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup: 29 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 122mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable.

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dig1 User ID: 6907234 222954
Reviewed Mar. 17, 2015


GirishKatta User ID: 7329112 132872
Reviewed Nov. 30, 2014

"Nice recipe"

Cook_aholic User ID: 797539 55896
Reviewed Sep. 19, 2013

"I thought I had reviewed this because we liked it. I did add a few green chilis for spice but other than that I only changed to canned tomatoes and sauce with no-salt added. Good recipe"

ErinLayton User ID: 3142734 85630
Reviewed Dec. 5, 2011

" I followed the recipe, but didn't really care for I add salt and chopped up some pickled jalepenos...then I simmered it on the stove for about 40 minutes....DELICIOUS!"

dheiner User ID: 1182062 85629
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2010

"This salsa is great. My husband made it and everyone loved it. Not too spicy, and very refreshing!"

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