Restaurant Style Salsa

Restaurant Style Salsa

If you have been to a Tex-Mex restaurants you will always get free salsa with tortilla chips.  And sometimes you get really good salsa and other times not so good. Well this recipe is better then the Restaurant Salsa. What is Salsa?  literally, the word means sauce. But unlike traditional sauces, salsa has become a condiment, a dip, even a food in its own right. Unlike béchamel, a traditional sauce, and ketchup, a traditional condiment, you might eat salsa as a side dish, with a spoon or a fork.

Ingredients
  • 6 Roma Tomatoes
  • 1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes
  • 2 green onions
  • 1/3 cup chopped red onion
  • 1 jalapeno pepper
  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1 large clove garlic
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lime or Lemon juice
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • ¼ tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp granulated sugar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
 
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor or blender and pulse in 1 second bursts until all ingredients are finely chopped.
  2. Serve with tortilla chips. Store in refrigerator up to 1 week.

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Restaurant Style Salsa
 
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If you have been to a Tex-Mex restaurants you will always get free salsa with tortilla chips. And sometimes you get really good salsa and other times not so good. Well this recipe is better then the Restaurant Salsa.
Recipe type: Condiment
Cuisine: Tex-Mex
Serves: 10
Ingredients
  • 6 Roma Tomatoes
  • 1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes
  • 2 green onions
  • ⅓ cup chopped red onion
  • 1 jalapeno pepper
  • ⅓ cup fresh cilantro
  • 1 large clove garlic
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lime or Lemon juice
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • ¼ tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp granulated sugar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor or blender and pulse in 1 second bursts until all ingredients are finely chopped.
  2. Serve with tortilla chips. Store in refrigerator up to 1 week.

 

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