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Fresh Garden Salsa

Use your fresh homegrown tomatoes to make this delicious snack!
Course Condiment, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 cups
Calories 26kcal

Equipment

  • Cutting board
  • Serrated knife
  • Mixing bowl

Ingredients

  • 5 roma tomatoes seeds and core removed then diced
  • ½ yellow onion diced
  • 1 jalapeno seeded and finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 lime juiced
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Instructions

  • Combine the chopped tomatoes, onion, jalapeno, garlic, and cilantro in a large mixing bowl. Add the lime juice and salt.
  • Mix well, serve, and enjoy!
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Notes

  • Remove the seeds and core from the tomatoes to prevent the salsa from getting watery or mushy. Use a serrated knife for slicing and dicing the tomatoes. You can use other types of tomatoes, but roma tomatoes are one of the best varieties for salsa.
  • You can use a food processor to pulse the veggies instead of chopping them by hand, but the texture of the salsa will be more like the kind you get in a jar or at a restaurant.
  • Store the salsa in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 26kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 296mg | Potassium: 235mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 755IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg