Fresh cilantro, garlic, and chile peppers give this salsa its great flavor. Serve it as an appetizer with tortilla chips or use to top tacos or burritos.

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Ingredients

Directions

  • In a food processor, combine chile pieces and garlic. Cover; process with on/off turns until finely chopped, stopping and scraping down sides as needed. Cut 1 of the tomatoes into quarters. Add tomato quarters and cilantro to food processor. Pulse 4 to 6 times or until you have a coarse puree. Transfer tomato mixture to a medium bowl.

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  • Cut remaining tomato into 1/4-inch pieces. Add tomato, green onion and lime juice to the bowl. Season to taste with salt, usually 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon. (Note: This salsa is best if eaten within an hour or two, but it will keep for a number of hours in the refrigerator.) Makes about 2 cups.

Nutrition Facts

13 calories; 0 g total fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 77 mg sodium. 3 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein;

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