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fresh tomato salsa

(7 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Stephanie Rudy
Orlando, FL

This is good with chips, rice dishes, or anything you like!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

You'll never want bottled salsa again after trying this fresh salsa recipe. Add or subtract the number of jalapenos depending on your degree of spice tolerance. We loved the fresh taste that lime juice and cilantro add to this easy salsa.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(7 ratings)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For fresh tomato salsa

  • 4-6
    Roma tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1
    lime, juiced
  • 1
    fresh jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced small
  • 2 clove
    garlic (small), minced
  • 2
    tomatillos, peeled and chopped small (optional)
  • sea salt and black pepper, to taste

How To Make fresh tomato salsa

  • Seeded and chopped tomatoes in a bowl.
    Seed and chop tomatoes. Put in a non-reactive bowl (glass).
  • Sliced green onions, chopped cilantro, and chopped jalapeno in the bowl.
    Combine thinly sliced green onions, chopped cilantro, and finely chopped jalapeno (remove the membrane from the jalapeno along with all the seeds if you don't like it too hot).
  • Minced garlic, lime juice, tomatillos, salt, and pepper added to bowl.
    Add minced garlic, juice of one lime, chopped tomatillos, salt, and pepper. Mix everything together.
  • Fresh Tomato Salsa on a tortilla chip.
    Cover and reserve until ready to use.