Fresh Tomato Salsa
Fresh, colorful and chunky—red tomatoes team up with onion, jalapeño and cilantro to accompany nearly any savory dish on the menu. Or, serve as an appetizer with tortilla or corn chips.
6 plum tomatoes, seeded and diced
1/2 cup diced yellow onion
1 jalapeño, seeded and chopped*
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
1 teaspoon crushed dried oregano
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
- In a large bowl combine tomatoes, onions, jalapeños, garlic, parsley, cilantro, oregano, olive oil, red wine vinegar, salt and pepper. Mix well.
- Serve with tortilla chips, vegetable slices, Mexican foods, grilled meats, poultry or seafood, etc.
Makes about 3 cups.
*Because hot peppers contain oils that can burn your eyes, lips and skin, protect yourself when working working with peppers by covering one or both hands with plastic gloves or bags. Be sure to wash your hands thoroughly before touching your eyes or face.