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Make-Your-Own Salsa

Thom Hackett
Original Recipe from Nakano USA

Serves:  10

Homemade Salsa

Start with lots of fresh tomatoes.  A versatile sauce to use in Mexican recipes, eggs, sandwiches, black beans, roast pork, fish and many other recipes.  Keeps for a week, freezes well or can be canned.



cup red onion, chopped
cup green bell pepper, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tablespoon light olive oil
3 cups tomato, fresh, chopped very ripe
3 tablespoons jalapeno peppers, chopped
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
teaspoon salt
pepper, as desired

Cooking Method

Microwave onion, green pepper, garlic and oil 1 minute on high, covered. 

  1. Add tomatoes; microwave 2 minutes on high. 

  2. Stir in remaining ingredients.

  3. Can salsa or refrigerate an hour or overnight to blend flavors.

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