I grew up in Southern California, so Mexican food has always been one of my favorites. This salsa is extremely mild, so it's a good choice if you're trying Mexican food for the first time. It's also tasty over baked whitefish or sole.
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VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 2 cans (4 ounces each) chopped ripe olives
- 2 cans (4 ounces each) minced green chilies
- 3 finely chopped green onions, tops included
- 3 to 4 firm red tomatoes, finely cubed
- 2 to 3 tablespoons vinegar and oil dressing or bottled Italian dressing
- 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
- Corn chips
- In a large bowl, combine the olives, chilies, onions, tomatoes and dressing. Chill overnight. Top with cilantro; toss gently. Serve with corn chips. Yield: about 6 cups salsa.
Originally published as Fresh Salsa Dip in Country Extra July 1990, p47