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Grilled Steak Tacos

Spicy aioli brings a zesty kick to steak tacos, and the ribeye is a nice upgrade from typical ground beef. Grab one and enjoy the burst of flavor in each bite! —Michael Compean, Los Angeles, California

Nacho Triangles with Salsa-Ranch Dipping Sauce

2 reviews

These nacho bites are a fun fusion of Greek appetizers and flavors of the American Southwest. The simple dipping sauce...


Spicy Cranberry Salsa

This beautiful holiday dish is a big hit at our house. We serve it on wheat or other crispy crackers....


Chicken with Peach-Avocado Salsa

1 review

This super fresh dinner is pure summer—juicy peaches, creamy avocado, grilled chicken and a kick of hot sauce and lime....


Tomato Apple Chutney

I love to make different kinds of chutney during the holidays and give jars to family and friends for gifts....

Green Tomato Salsa

I came up with this green tomato salsa recipe so I could use up all the fresh tomatoes from my...


Mediterranean Salsa

2 reviews

When entertaining, I rely on this make-ahead dish that's full of peppers, eggplant and zucchini. Low on sodium, it gets...

Quick Picante Sauce

2 reviews

Hot pepper sauce and a jalapeno pepper give this snappy sauce just the right amount of zip. It makes a...


Slow-Cooked Salsa

14 reviews

I love the fresh taste of homemade salsa, but as a working mother, I don't have much time to make...


Slow-Cooked Peach Salsa

4 reviews

Fresh peaches and tomatoes make my salsa a hands-down winner over store versions. As a treat, I give my co-workers...


Sweet & Smoky Salsa

1 review

I love the roasted flavor that grilling gives food, so I decided to make a salsa from grilled vegetables. I...

Microwave Salsa

3 reviews

I love the salsa served at my favorite Mexican restaurant, so I set out to match the flavor. I think...


Calico Corn Salsa

1 review

"A friend gave me the recipe for this colorful salsa...and when I took it to a luncheon, everyone loved it,"...


Grilled Corn Salsa

Lime juice lends a tartness to this colorful salsa - a zippy mixture of corn, sweet red pepper, red onion...


Polenta Cakes with Fresh Salsa

These polenta cakes are the perfect way to switch up your summer menu. —Jacque O'Connor, Chicago, Illinois


Cranberry-Mango Salsa with Tree Chips

1 review

This delightfully different salsa features a nice balance of sweet, tart and spicy. The accompanying tree-shaped chips are fun and...

Fire-Roasted Tomato Salsa

5 reviews

“I’ve been making this salsa for a few years now. Chipotle pepper gives it a smoky kick. The recipe makes...


Chunky Salsa

6 reviews

This fresh-tasting salsa is wonderfully chunky. If you like it hotter, add more habanero peppers; if you prefer a mild...


Annie’s Original Salsa

7 reviews

I spent 5 years working on this recipe. Everyone loves it, and it's one of the few recipes that is...


Chunky Tomato Salsa

17 reviews

Our college-age daughter, two of her friends and a nephew ate a quart of this salsa with chips in one...


Tomatillo Salsa

10 reviews

Dare to deviate from tomato salsa and try this tomatillo-based version for a deliciously addictive change of pace. It’s fantastic...


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Fruit Salsa

1 review

Serve this fruity salsa anywhere you'd use ordinary salsa. My son and I experimented with different ingredients to find the...


Colorful Corn Salsa

3 reviews

This colorful salsa is worth the extra time it takes to grill the ears of corn. The flavor goes well...


Party Salsa

1 review

My husband's mom, Connie Swanson, prepared a big batch of this pretty and zippy salsa to serve at our wedding...

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Turkey Croquettes with Cranberry Salsa

4 reviews

This recipe is a great way to use up leftover turkey after the holidays.—Jacque Capurro, Anchorage, Alaska


Classic Texas Caviar

4 reviews

I adapted this texas caviar from one in a cookbook I received a long time ago, and now, I can't...


Mild Tomato Salsa

37 reviews

I got this salsa recipe from my sister, and my children and I have been making batches of it ever...


Mandarin Salsa

4 reviews

Sweet mandarin oranges temper the boldness of cilantro, jalapeno and onion in this salsa, creating an impressive and colorful combination....


Mango Pineapple Salsa

10 reviews

This fruit salsa served with tortilla chips is great for summer barbecues. It can also be served alongside fish and...


Cranberry Salsa

1 review

Wisconsin grows an abundance of cranberries and celebrates the harvest with many cranberry festivals. I don't remember where I obtained...