Salsa Recipe
Photo: Dave Lauridsen
A specialty of Ike Simas's late wife, Irene, this salsa is still served today by the Santa Maria Elks Lodge.


Makes 5 cups (serving size: 1 tbsp.)
Total time: 20 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Total: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 11
Caloriesfromfat 46 %
Protein 0.3 g
Fat 0.6 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 1.2 g
Fiber 0.2 g
Sodium 48 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg


4 cups chopped peeled tomatoes, fresh or canned
1/2 cup finely chopped canned mild green chiles
1 white onion, finely chopped
3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic


Mix ingredients and chill at least 1 hour.

Irene Simas,

Santa Maria Elks Lodge,


August 2013