Make your own salsa for your next get-together. Adjust heat and chunkiness to suit your style.
1 large onion, peeled and coarsely chopped
5 cloves garlic, peeled and cut in half
4 jalapeno peppers, seeded and diced
8 plum tomatoes, cored and cut in half
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 long green chiles, seeded and diced
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 small bunch fresh cilantro, finely chopped
1 cup water
Salt and ground black pepper, to taste
- In a large, heavy heatproof pan, spread the onion, garlic, jalapenos, and tomatoes. Drizzle olive oil over all.
- Place pan under the broiler and cook until tomatoes are charred, about 8 minutes. Remove and cool to room temperature.
- Place mixture in a blender or food processor. Add lime juice, cumin, cilantro and water. Pulse until combined and slightly chunky, but not liquified. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Makes 3 cups.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 cup): Calories 43 calories Fat 2 grams Sodium 87 milligrams Cholesterol 0 milligrams
Recipe provided courtesy of Pork: The Other White Meat.