Thursday, October 21, 2010


Salsa is one of the major food groups some idiot just forgot to add it tothe charts.

Home salsa Ready in no time.

Tools needed:
One of those Valdalia Onion Chopper Things    Valdalia Onion Chopper
Good Knife
Large non metal bowl.

  1. Tomatoes ...Roma or plum are the best but you can use any. one to two lbs.
  2. Large Onion Any kind
  3. Garlic
  4. Garlic powder
  5. Limes or Lime juice and use Lemon
  6. Olive Oil
  7. Cilantro  Fresh is better......dried only if you have to.
  8. Peppers Jalapeno peppers about 4 to 10 depends on how hot chopped very small and no seeds....
  9. Kitchen Sissors
  10. Sea Salt.. or just plain salt

Putting it together:

Dice tomatoes in Chopper  2 to 3 cups make a good size bowl. plenty for party and enought to enough a few days to come. Use large cube for chunky my favorite or small a cube you get a mushy salsa. add to bowl

Dice onions a cup to cup in half  in chopper ....same here... Use large cube for chunky my favorite or small a cube you get a mushy salsa. add to bowl

If using fresh lime and lemons juice till you get about 1/2 cup.... keep in cup for the moment

Take Cilantro and with the sissors chop fine snip-snap-chop. place in small bowl you only need about 1/3 to 1/2 bunch no stems please.

in big bowl holding onion and tomatoes.......add the cilantro and peppers start with 4 to 6 and add as needed for heat.

mix  then add lime juice about 1/4 cup ....then olive oil 1/4 cup

add about 2 Tblsp of chopped garlic and 1 tsp of salt.


now taste test add more lime/lemon juice if needed and salt of needed more garlic andor garlic powder you like garlic i do..... more cilantro if that is your taste  i LOVE cilantro......and then more olive oil if you like but you should not need to.

Your suppose to let it sit in the fridge and let the flavors marry.

you can add fresh sweet peppers...... change the peppers, leave out the cilantro, change the onion....sweet to red to spanish........invent enjoy and eat......

I never can wait that long I usually get me a bowl and set it aside from the rest and munch.....

i make this in large large batches. its good on toast, eggs, hummus, sandwiches, ok its good with anything.

When i make salsa MIL brings her own bowl to take some home....LOL

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