Fresh Tomato Salsa

Maven Argyle


I am a fan of fairly straight-forward salsa... nothing too fancy or exotic. This basic recipe packs all the flavor punch you could want. I recently tried adding the oregano and now it's my new "secret" weapon... Give it a try!

★★★★★ 3 votes


4 lb
vine-ripened tomatoes
1/2 c
chopped onion
1 c
fresh cilantro
serrano or jalapeno chiles
2 tsp
minced garlic
1 tsp
3 Tbsp
lime juice
kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper
oregano, dried, to taste


1Quarter and seed tomatoes.
2Dice the tomatoes and transfer to a bowl.
3Finely chop onion and cilantro.
4Seed and chop the chiles.
5Stir chiles, onion, cilantro and garlic into tomatoes with sugar and lime juice and season with salt, pepper and oregano.
6Note: For a less chunky texture, try using a food processor or blender... works great!

About Fresh Tomato Salsa

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