Garden Fresh Salsa
This bright, fresh, pico de gallo-esque salsa makes a great adjunct to any Mexican dish. Use in-season heirloom tomatoes for best results. This recipe is low-fat and can be ready in less than 30 minutes.
Total Timeunder 30 minutes
Make Ahead RecipeYes
OccasionCocktail Party, game day
Recipe Courseappetizer, hors d'oeuvre
Dietary Considerationegg-free, gluten-free, halal, kosher, lactose-free, peanut free, soy free, tree nut free, vegan, vegetarian
Taste and Textureherby, hot & spicy, sweet, tangy
Type of Dishsalsa, sauces
- 4 large ripe tomatoes, cored, seeded, and diced
- ½ small yellow or red bell pepper, seeded and diced
- 1 small jalapeno or Serrano pepper, seeded and minced (optional)
- ¼ cup minced red onion
- ¼ cup minced fresh cilantro
- 1 teaspoon lime juice
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- ¼ teaspoon sea salt
Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl or container. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, or until ready to serve.
Variation: Add ¼ to ½ cup diced fresh mango or pineapple for a fruity twist.
2012 Amber Shea Crawley