Homemade Tomato Salsa with Chips

Photo: Mike Ferri; Styling: Lynn Miller

Yield:

Serves 5

Recipe Time

Cook: 15 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 187
Fat 10 g
Satfat 1 g
Protein 3 g
Carbohydrate 23 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Sodium 267 mg

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 medium onion, diced
1 garlic clove, chopped
2 large tomatoes, chopped
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 teaspoons chopped fresh cilantro (optional)
1/8 to 1/4 tsp. each chili powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper

Preparation

Warm olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add diced onion and sauté until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add chopped garlic and sauté 1 minute more. Transfer to a bowl and allow to cool. In a medium bowl, combine chopped tomatoes, onion mixture, fresh lime juice, chopped fresh cilantro (if desired), and chili powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper.

Dip smart: Choose a brand of chips that has no more than 150 calories per ounce (that's about 16 chips, depending on the brand) or 150 milligrams of sodium and has at least 2 grams of fiber. Also be sure the chips are trans fat-free and contain fewer than 8 grams of fat in total.

Note:

November 2010