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Salsa Roja

Preparing homemade salsa lets you alter the flavor to fit your palate. Whip this easy snack together and serve with fresh veggies or. my favorite, lime tortilla chips. —Amber Massey, Coppell, Texas
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    7 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 can (28 ounces) whole tomatoes, drained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes with garlic and onion, drained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) Mexican stewed tomatoes, drained
  • 1 can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chiles, drained
  • 1 medium onion, quartered
  • 2 banana peppers, seeded and coarsely chopped
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and coarsely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 medium ripe avocados, peeled and cubed
  • Tortilla chips

Directions

  • Place the first 10 ingredients in a food processor; cover and process until chopped. Add cilantro and lime juice; cover and pulse until combined.
  • Transfer to a bowl; stir in avocados. Serve with tortilla chips.
Nutrition Facts
1/4 cup (calculated without chips): 42 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 381mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein.

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  • bookhamster
    Feb 19, 2013

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  • giggles808
    Jan 26, 2013

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  • karengenz
    Nov 21, 2011

    I love this recipe! I make it without avocados though. My co-workers request this every time it's my turn to bring a snack, and one of them calls it the best salsa he's ever had!

  • Brown5410
    Jun 17, 2011

    I make. I eat some now. I freeze some for later. Love this simple recipe. I omit the avocado if I freeze this.