It take a few minutes to roast your peppers, but it's worth-it.
Also, take your tomatoes and place them in boiling water for about 15 second, or until the skins start to crack.
If you like HOT-HOT salsa, leave the seeds in.
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- 4 medium
- jalapeno peppers
- 1 large
- spanish (yellow) onion
- 2-3 medium
- garlic, coarsely chopped
- 10-12 medium
- fresh tomatoes, peeled and coarsely chopped
- 4-5 sprig(s)
- cilantro, fresh
- 1 tsp
- kosher salt
- tortilla chips
1Heat a cast iron skillet over high heat. With a sharp knife, pierce jalapenos; and add to hot skillet. Cook for 15-20 minutes, turning peppers, or until blistered and blackened. Place peppers immediately in a bowl; cover with plastic wrap, let stand 20-25 minutes
2Meanwhile, boil your water in a large saucepan or Dutch oven. Place your tomatoes in boiling water for about 15-20 seconds, or until the skins start cracking. Remove, let them set about 1-2 minutes, and peel. Coarsely chopped tomatoes. Set aside. Peel off the charred skins for the jalapenos, and discard. Remove stems and seeds.
3Place onion and garlic in a food processor and cover and pulse four or five times. Add tomatoes, cilantro, salt and jalapenos. Cover, processor until desired consistency. chill until ready to serve. Serve with Tortilla/Corn chips.