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Jalapeno Salsa Recipe

Jalapeno Salsa Recipe

A classic, this Jalapeno Salsa Recipe is sure to please all salsa connoisseurs! 


Jalapeno Salsa Recipe

2-3 cups of chopped Fresh Tomatoes
(or a jar or large 28oz can of preserved tomatoes)

1 Bunch of fresh Cilantro leaves
(use as much as you'd like)

1-3+
Jalapenos - any variety
Note: You can also use any fresh or dried hot peppers for this recipe (Santa Fe Grande PeppersCayenne PeppersHabanero PeppersThai Hot PeppersRed Cherry Hot PeppersGhost Peppers, you name it!

1/2 Onion, Diced*
(optional: soak in cold water 20+ minutes
to sweeten if it's a very strong onion)

3-6 Garlic Cloves

Fresh Lime Juice
(1 lime)

1 Teaspoon of Sugar or Honey (optional)

Teaspoon of Cumin & Chile Powder

to your taste

Salt & Pepper

Process everything (excluding onions) in a food processor.Add diced onions at end and blend for just a second so the onions stay chunky. Put the salsa in a glass container and store in the fridge for an hour+ for flavors & spice to develop. Enjoy with chips, on tacos, burritos, or even sometimes with a spoon! 😉


Recipe Variations:

* You can also use diced green bunching onions (aka scallions) in this salsa, put all of the diced white and green parts of the onion in, they add a lot of flavor and color to this salsa and are packed with vitamins.

Make this recipe into a unique Orange Salsa
with orange tomatoes and orange jalapenos! 

You can also substitute tomatillos instead of using tomatoes to make a salsa verde. Leave out the sugar/honey, as ripe tomatillos are quite sweet on their own!

Experiment with different varieties of jalapenos,
some are much hotter than others! 


Yellow Jalapeno Seeds

Jalapeno seeds
are easy to start and you can grow these delicious peppers in pots and containers, so make sure to grow some fresh crunchy jalapenos in your garden this season!
 
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