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Grilled Tomato Salsa

Yield Makes 1 1/3 cups


  • 2 heirloom tomatoes, halved (about 1 pound)
  • 1/2 small red onion
  • 1/2 large jalapeño chile, seeded
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

How to Make It

  1. Place first 3 ingredients on grill rack over medium-high heat (400°), cut sides up. Grill 4 minutes; remove jalapeño, and turn tomato and onion. Grill 4 more minutes.

  2. Remove stem from tomato. Combine all ingredients except cilantro in container of a food processor; pulse until mixture is finely chopped. Pour mixture into a bowl; stir in cilantro.

Whisknladle, La Jolla, California