Here is a recipe for the best Mild Salsa!
(My mouth is literally watering while I type this! No Joke…)
First, let me start off by saying I am a lover of salsa- I can’t get enough of it! It has to be fresh and it has to be mild. Call me a wuss, but I like to taste all the flavors of my salsa- too much of a kick and all I taste is the pepper and the snot running down my nose- what fun is that?!
I made this salsa for a girls night in where 1/2 of the huge batch was gone in 60 seconds. The other half was finished the next day during Sunday dinner. I think people liked the salsa and chips more than my enchiladas!! (GASP!)
Ok, enough gabbing, here is the awesome recipe:
FIG FAMILY SALSA
It makes a big batch, but if you like salsa…..it goes fast!
Here it is:
5 lbs. Roma tomatoes
1 bunch cilantro
4 medium pickled jalapenos (these come in a can on the Mexican Food Aisle)
1 Tblsp. salt
2 tsp. garlic salt
2 tsp. sugar
food processor being careful not to puree. Thinly slice green onions. Chop jalapenos very fine or you can add them to the tomatoes as you put them in the food processor. “Shave” cilantro leaves off of the stems and chop fine. Mix all in a large bowl and add lime juice, salt, garlic, cumin, and sugar. Chill several hours before serving to blend flavors. ENJOY!tomatoes very fine by hand or in a
… seriously you all need to make this for dinner tonight. It will not disappoint.
This post originally published on Somewhat Simple in September 2009