Tuesday, August 26, 2008

homegrown salsa


i have another recipe to share this week, this is for a fresh salsa full of homegrown or farmer's market veggies. we love this so much that i double this recipe when i make it.

homegrown salsa

6 roma tomatoes, diced small
1 bell pepper (green, red, orange, yellow or a combination will look beautiful in this salsa), diced small
1 medium onion, diced small
2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced
1/4 cup fresh cilantro, minced
1 tablespoon fresh oregano, minced
4 cloves garlic, minced
splash of red wine vinegar
splash of fresh lime or lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
salt and pepper to taste

chop tomatoes and drain liquid. chop onion and peppers and combine with the tomatoes. add minced herbs, garlic and remaining ingredients. mix well and chill.

other optional ingredients include chopped olives, black beans, or corn.

yield: 4 cups


everyday gift: the taste of summer tomatoes

3 comments:

Caleb said...

I love your salsa. its not to spicy but it still tastes delicious. I could live on it!!!

Amy said...

I'm headed out to my patio to pick some fresh, ripe tomatoes and peppers and I'm going to put together this recipe for some delicious salsa for dinner! I love this!!

Amy said...

(I just noticed that it's Caleb that commented before! I love that!! How cute that he's telling you how much he loves your salsa!)