Friday, October 10, 2014

RECIPE: Fresh Tomato Salsa

Difficulty Level: Easy
Total Time: 15 minutes
Yield: About 2 1/2 cups

4 lbs. vine-ripened, summer tomatoes (5-6 medium)
1/2 medium onion (preferably white or yellow)
1 cup fresh cilantro sprigs
4 fresh Serrano or jalapeƱo chiles, seeded & chopped
2 tsp. minced garlic
2 tsp. sugar
3 Tbs. fresh lime juice
Kosher salt & freshly ground black pepper, to taste

1. Quarter & seed tomatoes. Dice tomatoes and transfer to a bowl.
2. Finely chop the onion; chop cilantro.
3. Stir chiles, onion, cilantro and garlic into the tomatoes. Add sugar and lime juice and season with salt & pepper.
4. Can be refrigerated for 1-2 hours if preferred chilled.

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