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Fresh & Easy Salsa

Fresh & Easy Salsa

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

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30 min
Prep Time
1 hr 30 min
Total Time


3 medium tomatoes, seeded, chopped

1/4 cup finely chopped red onion

1/4 cup finely chopped red bell pepper

1 jalapeno 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

How to make

  1. STEP 1

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

Tip #1

- To quickly seed tomatoes, cut in half and gently squeeze to release seeds.

Tip #2

- 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.

Tip #3

- Can be made 3 to 4 days ahead.

Nutrition (1/4 cup)

20 Calories
0 Fat (g)
0 Cholesterol (mg)
140 Sodium (mg)
4 Carbohydrates (g)
1 Dietary Fiber
0 Protein (g)
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