Fresh-Made Salsa

salsa and chips

Makes 2 cups
Ingredients

  • ½ medium yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice, or juice from half a lime
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes, drained, liquid reserved or 1 ½ cups chopped fresh tomatoes
  • ½ teaspoon cumin

Directions

  1. Rinse and cut onion, pepper, cilantro, and lime.
  2. Combine all ingredients in a bowl.
  3. Add some reserved tomato liquid to thin salsa if desired.
  4. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes to 24 hours to allow flavors to blend.

 
Source: Cooking with EFNEP
 


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