Chunky Chile Salsa

Photo: Romulo Yanes


Makes: 12 servings (serving size: 1/3 cup)

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 21
Fat 0.0 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 1 g
Carbohydrate 5 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 85 mg
Calcium 14 mg


1 dried ancho, poblano or other chile
1 1/2 pounds tomatoes, diced
1 small red onion, diced
1/2 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
Juice of 1 lime
1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
3/4 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper


1. In a small bowl, soak chile in 1/2 cup boiling water until softened, 5 to 10 minutes. Discard liquid. Let chile dry, split open and remove seeds and hard bits. Finely chop chile; transfer to a serving bowl.

2. Toss in tomatoes, onion, parsley, lime juice, salt and pepper.

Stephana Bottom,


May 2013