This week we were looking for a way to use some of produce. After my husband suggested nachos for a dinner, we knew we wanted to try and make some salsa to go along with it. The best part of fresh salsa? No cooking involved!
If you’re looking at getting started with some salsa at home, here’s a good starting point. Depending on your preference you can adjust this recipe to your personal tastes.
Time Needed: 20 mins
- 2 cups chopped tomatoes (6-7 medium tomatoes)
- the leaves from one bunch of fresh cilantro, chopped*
- 4 cloves fresh chopped garlic
- 1/2 an onion chopped
- 2 serrano peppers, finely chopped
- 2 orange habenero peppers
- 3 medium radishes
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- about 1 tablespoon lime juice
- Mix all ingredients until well incorporated.
- Refrigerate overnight for maximum flavor.
One of the best things I love about salsa is its versatility. You can incorporate fruits, add some beans make it more filling, and you can spice it up to your desire heat level. It’s also an inexpensive way to enrich your snacks and meals.
Thoughts on Making Salsa
Since it went really well, I know we’ll be having more fresh salsa this spring and summer. How about you? How do you like to prepare your salsa?
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