fast & simple fresh salsa

a recipe by
Lee Thayer
Nakhon Si Thammarat

I started making this in 2016 when I needed salsa for a slow cooker recipe and I have made this ever since. Fast to put together but the flavors will blend the longer it is refrigerated.

serves makes about 2-3 cups of salsa
prep time 15 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For fast & simple fresh salsa

  • 1 can
    whole peeled tomatoes, (20 oz / 565 g)
  • 1 sm
    onion, diced
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 3-4
    spring onions, sliced, white and green parts
  • 1
    green chili, diced
  • juice from 1 small lime
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp
  • handful fresh cilantro, chopped

How To Make fast & simple fresh salsa

  • 1
    Drain the juice from the can of tomatoes and set juice aside. Pour the tomatoes into a medium mixing bowl. This can had 4 tomatoes and a good sized glass of juice.
  • 2
    Use a a knife and fork and chop the tomatoes up, takes all of 2 minutes, if that, the tomatoes contain some juice as well, that is the reason to drain first. Photo shows done chopping.
  • 3
    Add the rest of ingredients and add to the bowl.
  • Fast & Simple Fresh Salsa.
    Mix together. Add the tomato juice to your needed consistency. If needing a thicker salsa, use less juice. If needing this for slow cooker use, use more juice. Cover and place in the fridge for several hours to blend the flavors. Use as a dip or in recipes that call for salsa.

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