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Green-Tomato Salsa with Thai Spices

Yield 8 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Ingredients

  • 4 green tomatoes (about 2 pounds)
  • 1 large red onion
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons minced seeded serrano chile
  • 2 teaspoons minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 cup julienne-cut yellow bell pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 51
  • caloriesfromfat 39 %
  • fat 2.2 g
  • satfat 0.3 g
  • monofat 0.6 g
  • polyfat 0.9 g
  • protein 1.6 g
  • carbohydrate 8 g
  • fiber 2 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 528 mg
  • calcium 28 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cut tomatoes and red onion in half vertically. Cut each half horizontally into thin slices. Set aside.

  2. Combine cilantro and next 8 ingredients (cilantro through sesame oil) in a large bowl; stir well. Add tomatoes, red and green onions, and bell pepper; toss well. Let stand 1 hour.

  3. Note: Fish sauce is a salty condiment that can be found in Asian markets, specialty shops, and some supermarkets.