Mom's Amazing Salsa

Alicia .


According to mom, she has spent 30 years perfecting this salsa and I agree, it is perfect.

Although it sounds crazy she does not recommend doubling this recipe. If you want to double it make 2 separate batches and put them together. We don't know why and know it sounds weird, but it doesn't come out right just doubling the ingredients.


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30 Min


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  • 1 14.5oz can(s)
    diced tomatoes
  • 1 4oz can(s)
    diced green chilies
  • 1/2 c
    diced onion
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/4 c
    fresh diced bell pepper (or a slightly heaping teaspoon dried pepper)
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried basil leaves
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    (slightly heaping) dried oregano leaves
  • pinch
    celery seed
  • 1/4 c
    chopped fresh cilantro
  • dash(es)
    salt and pepper

How to Make Mom's Amazing Salsa


  1. Stir together all ingredients and let set for about a half hour.

    If you like a spicier salsa, add 1/2 of a seeded and finely diced jalapeno pepper.
  2. This can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for no more than a week.

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About Mom's Amazing Salsa

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

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