Homemade Salsa Recipe | Tomato Jalapeno Salsa

Homemade Salsa Recipe

Tomato Jalapeño Salsa

Homemade salsa recipe

Reminiscent of pico de gallo this fresh homemade salsa will get your taste buds dancing. You can use 1 or 2 jalapeno's to suit your own personal heat level.

It's hard to beat the great taste of fresh tomato jalapeño salsa but if you have a little extra time try roasting the tomato and jalapeno on a comal before seeding and chopping.

Did you know when jalapeño are dried by smoking them, usually over mesquite wood, they are known as chipotle chilies.


Tomato Jalapeño Salsa

  • 2 Cups finely chopped, seeded fresh tomatoes

  • 1 - 2 Jalapeños, washed, stemmed, seeded, chopped

  • 1/3 cup finely chopped red onion

  • 1 teaspoon chopped garlic

  • 2 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped

  • 1¼ teaspoon lime juice

  • 2 teaspoon olive oil

  • 2 medium cucumbers, peeled, ends removed, seeded and diced - cayenne pepper to taste

  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar

In a medium bowl, combine all the salsa recipe ingredients.

Mix well, cover and refrigerate in an air tight container to blend flavors, at least 1 hour before serving.

This Mexican style homemade salsa is especially good with fajitas, fish or tortilla chips.

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