Basic Salsa

Title: Basic Salsa
Categories: Dips, Condiments, Salsa
Yield: 2 Servings

1 Whole clove garlic
1 lb Ripe plum tomatoes, cored
-and finely diced but not
1/2 sm Red onion, finely chopped
1/4 c Minced fresh coriander OR
1/4 c Minced flat leaf parsley,
-plus 1/2 tsp ground
1 tb Lime juice
1/4 ts Salt

Keep this savory sauce on hand as a dip for taco chips, a topping for
scrambled eggs, or an accompaniment for Tex Mex dishes

Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 2 minutes.

Drop the garlic into a small saucepan of boiling water. Let
boil,uncovered, over moderate heat for 2 minutes. Drain well, then mince.
Place the minced garlic in a medium sized bowl and mix in the
tomatoes,onion, coriander, lim juice, and salt. Cover with plastic food
wrap and let stand at room temperature for 1 hour. Transfer the mixture to
a 1 quart preserving jar. Keeps in the refrigerator for 10 days. Makes
2-1/3 cups.


Increase the garlic to 2 cloves, the lime juice to 1-1/2 tbsp, and add 1
tbsp chopped jalapeno pepper and 1/4 tsp red pepper sauce. Proceed as

Makes 2-1/3 cups. **Wash hands after handling the pepper**

///oo/\ From the hearth in Sandee’s Kitchen…
Posted to MM-Recipes Digest by “John Weber” on Feb 08, 98