Fresh Salsa

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Amy Burke

Serve salsa with chips to munch on before—and during—the main meal.

Yield: Makes about 4 cups
Recipe from Southern Living

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Recipe Time

Hands On: 15 Minutes
Total: 15 Minutes


  • 1/4 medium-size sweet onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 small garlic clove, quartered
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and quartered
  • 1/4 cup loosely packed fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 pounds tomatoes
  • 1 lime
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • Tortilla chips


  1. 1. Pulse first 4 ingredients in a food processor until finely chopped.
  2. 2. Cut each tomato into 4 pieces. Cut core away from each piece; discard core. Add tomatoes to food processor in batches, and pulse each batch until well blended. Transfer to a large bowl. Squeeze juice from lime over salsa, and stir in salt. Serve with chips.
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