Basic Salsa

Basic Salsa Recipe

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garlic clove, whole
1 lb
plum tomatoes, cored and diced
red onion, finely chopped
1/4 c
coriander, fresh and minced
1/2 tsp
coriander, ground
1 Tbsp
lime juice
1/4 Tbsp

How to Make Basic Salsa


  • 1Drop the garlic into a small saucepan of boiling water. Let boil, uncovered, over moderate heat for 2 minutes.
  • 2Drain well, then mince. Place the minced garlic in a medium sized bowl and mix in the tomatoes, onion, coriander, lime juice and salt.
  • 3Cover with plastic food wrap and let stand at room temperature for 1 hour.
  • 4Transfer the mixture to a 1 quart preserving jar.

    Keeps in the refrigerator for 10 days.
  • 5VARIATION: 1/4 cup flat leaf parsley, fresh, minced may be used in place of coriander, fresh, minced.

    Increase the garlic to 2 cloves, the lime juice to 1 1/2 tablespoons, and add 1 tablespoon chopped jalapeno pepper and 1/4 teaspoon red pepper sauce. Proceed as directed.

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About Basic Salsa

Course/Dish: Salsas
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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