Salsa Picante

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  • 4 whole(s) medium tomatoes seeded and cut up
  • 1 whole(s) medium onion cut up
  • 1/4 cup(s) fresh cilantro or parsley snipped
  • 1-2 whole(s) fresh jalopeno or serrano chile peppers seeded and halved
  • 2 clove(s) garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup(s) green sweet pepper finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoon(s) lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon(s) fresh oregano snipped
  • 1 whole(s) bay leaf
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) salt


  1. 1 - Place tomatoes in a blender or food processor. Cover and blend (process) until coarsely chopped. Add onion, cilantro, chile peppers, and garlic. Cover and blend (process) until finely chopped.

  2. 2 - Transfer tomato mixture to a medium saucepan. Stir in sweet peppers, lemon juice, oregano, bay leaf, sugar and salt. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, about 30 minutes or until salsa reaches desired consistency.

  3. 3 - Discard bay leaf. Cool salsa slightly. Cover and chill for 1 hour to 1 week before serving.
December 2012

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