Fresh & Easy Salsa
This basic salsa recipe is a great accompaniment to quesadillas and other Mexican food.
30 min.prep time
3 medium tomatoes, seeded, chopped
1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
1/4 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
1 jalapeño chile pepper, seeded, finely chopped
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic
1/2 teaspoon salt
- To quickly seed tomatoes, cut in half and gently squeeze to release seeds.
- For thicker salsa, first sprinkle chopped tomatoes with salt. Let stand at least 1 hour. Drain juice. Continue as directed above, omitting 1/2 teaspoon salt.
- Can be made 3 to 4 days ahead.