Fall has arrived however, there’s still time to make use of the last-of-the-season homegrown tomatoes with this hot and spicy salsa recipe.
3 medium sized tomatoes, diced
½ red onion, finely diced
1 green pepper, diced
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 jalapeno pepper (stems, ribs, seeds removed)
Juice of one lime
2 teaspoons olive oil
½ cup chopped cilantro
1 teaspoon cumin
Salt & pepper to taste
1.Wash your produce before using.
2. Start by chopping and dicing all of your produce.
3. In a large bowl, combine all of the ingredients and
toss to make sure they are thoroughly blended.
4. Taste; if the pepper makes it too spicy you can add
extra tomatoes to bring down the heat.
5. Cover and refrigerate for at least an hour before serving
Makes approximately 3½ cups.
This salsa recipe is great served with tortilla chips or on
freshly grilled fish. Use extra produce from the garden by
mixing in cucumbers, fresh herbs, or even fruit. Adding
other varieties of tomatoes, such as heirlooms, or hot
peppers will add flavor and make your salsa unique.