Homemade Salsa

Authorkaren@myhealthylife.meCategory, DifficultyBeginner

Very tasty. Quick and Easy to make. Not only is it delicious served with veggie sticks but is also a healthy tomato sauce substitute

Yields20 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time5 minsTotal Time10 mins
 4 ripe tomatoes, blanched, cored and quartered
 1 red onion, peeled and quartered
 3 garlic cloves, peeled
 2 red chillis, seeds removed and diced
 1/3 cup fresh cilantro
 2 tbsp fresh lime or lemon juice
 2 tsp ground cumin
 1 tsp sugar (optional)
 1 can tomatoes
 salt and pepper to taste
1

Place the fresh tomatoes, onion, garlic, cilantro, lime or lemon juice, 2 teaspoons of cumin, 1 teaspoon of sugar (if using), and salt and pepper in a food processor. Pulse until the contents are fine and well blended.

2

Pour in the crushed tomatoes and chillies. Puree until almost smooth. Taste, and then add more cumin, sugar, salt and pepper, if desired. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

3

If refrigerated in an airtight container, this salsa will last 10 - 12 days. I also freeze it.

Note: One serving is approx. 1/4 cup.

Ingredients

 4 ripe tomatoes, blanched, cored and quartered
 1 red onion, peeled and quartered
 3 garlic cloves, peeled
 2 red chillis, seeds removed and diced
 1/3 cup fresh cilantro
 2 tbsp fresh lime or lemon juice
 2 tsp ground cumin
 1 tsp sugar (optional)
 1 can tomatoes
 salt and pepper to taste

Directions

1

Place the fresh tomatoes, onion, garlic, cilantro, lime or lemon juice, 2 teaspoons of cumin, 1 teaspoon of sugar (if using), and salt and pepper in a food processor. Pulse until the contents are fine and well blended.

2

Pour in the crushed tomatoes and chillies. Puree until almost smooth. Taste, and then add more cumin, sugar, salt and pepper, if desired. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

3

If refrigerated in an airtight container, this salsa will last 10 - 12 days. I also freeze it.

Note: One serving is approx. 1/4 cup.

Homemade Salsa

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