Thursday, December 8, 2011

Restaurante Style Salsa

Several weeks ago, I spotted a salsa on Pinterest that looked delicious.  Unfortunately, I could never find the link to the recipe.  Then, a few days later, someone had commented on the photo as to the recipe ingredients.  I don't know if it was accurate or not but I decided to try it.  The first batch I tried was too garlicky and needed some sweetness so I've finally tweaked it to my liking!  This is so easy too and it makes a pretty large quantity!  Enjoy!!

 You will need a 28 oz. can of CRUSHED tomatoes, a 4 oz. can of chopped green chiles, 3 green onions (white & green parts), a 1/4-1/2 bunch of cilantro, 1 clove of garlic, 1 tsp. salt, 1/4 tsp. sugar, 3-4 shakes of red pepper flakes, and juice of 1/2 of a small lime.

 I pulsed the green onions, cilantro, and green chiles in the food chopper.  (You can chop these by hand if you want!)  My chopper didn't want to cooperate.  I don't think I had enough ingredients in it to work properly.  So I ended up adding a 1/4 cup of my tomatoes.  Then everything chopped up very fine!

 Add onion mixture, 1 clove of minced garlic, salt, sugar, and lime juice to tomatoes.  Stir well.

 Just like my favorite Mexican restaurant!!

Enjoy!!!

Restaurante Style Salsa

28 oz. can CRUSHED (not diced) tomatoes
4 oz. can chopped green chiles
3 green onions (both white & green parts)
1/4-1/2 bunch of cilantro
1 clove of garlic, minced
1 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. sugar
3-4 shakes of red pepper flakes
juice of 1/2 of a small lime.

Pulse onions, chiles, and cilantro in food chopper. Add to remaining ingredients and stir well!

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5 comments:

  1. Yum! I have a recipe very similar to this and we love it. Who knew the secret was canned tomatoes! Thanks for sharing at Church Supper!

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  2. You're welcome! It's probably not a good thing that I've figured out how to make my favorite restaurante salsa. So addictive!!

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  3. OMG yes it is!!! I crave it all the time!! But it's mainly veggies and fruit, right??!!!

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