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fresh tomato salsa

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Maven Argyle
Glen Dale, WV

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 ratings)

Ingredients For fresh tomato salsa

  • 4 lb
    vine-ripened tomatoes
  • 1/2 c
    chopped onion
  • 1 c
    fresh cilantro
  • 1
    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

How To Make fresh tomato salsa

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

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