Fresh & Easy Salsa

Fresh & Easy Salsa

This basic salsa recipe is a great accompaniment to quesadillas and other Mexican food.

30 min.prep time 1:30total time
2 cups
151 Rating

Ingredients

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

Directions

Combine all ingredients in bowl; mix well. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour.

Recipe Tip

- 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.

Nutrition Facts (1/4 cup)

Calories: 20

Fat: 0g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 140mg

Carbohydrates: 4g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 0g

Recipe #10069©1998Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

This is a great recipe! I add fresh garlic - we love garlic!

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