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socko's salsa

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Lynn Socko
San Angelo, TX

I LOVE salsa's. Red, green, brown, LOVE them!! This salsa has a little of everything, roasted veggies, fresh veggies, canned veggie and re-hydrated chilies, and many layers of flavors.

(1 rating)
yield 1 - 1 1/2 c.
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For socko's salsa

  • 2
    new mexico dried chilies (level of heat is opt)
  • 15 oz
    canned diced tomatoes
  • 1 sm
    jalapeno, roasted
  • 3 clove
    garlic, roasted
  • 1/2 lg
    sweet onion, quartered and roasted
  • 1-2 Tbsp
    cilantro, fresh
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    mexican oregano
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp
    coarse sea salt, opt

How To Make socko's salsa

  • 1
    Place dried peppers, garlic with skin on, quartered onion and on a baking sheet. Drizzle a little olive oil over everything but the dried peppers. Bake 400° for about 15 min. REMOVE DRIED PEPPERS AFTER 4-5 MIN. VERY IMPORTANT!
  • 2
    Remove the stem and seeds from the dried peppers and place in a bowl of hot water with a lid and allow to soak for at least one hour.
  • 3
    When your ready to make your salsa, place diced tomatoes, cumin and oregano in a small bowl, cover with a saucer to avoid splattering, and micro for 5 min.
  • 4
    Place tomatoes, dried peppers and roasted veggies, fresh cilantro and jalapeno in a blender. Add black pepper, salt opt. Puree.