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Salsa Roja

Prep time 10 mins
Yield Makes 2 1/2 cups (serving size: 1/4 cup)
Salsa Roja can be tailored to your spice tolerance. Add more peppers if you dare.

Ingredients

  • 1 (28-oz.) can whole tomatoes, drained
  • 3 jalapeño peppers, seeded and coarsely chopped
  • 1/3 cup coarsely chopped sweet onion
  • 1/4 cup loosely packed fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Salt to taste

Nutrition Information

  • calories 17
  • fat 0.0 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 0.7 g
  • carbohydrate 3 g
  • fiber 0.8 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.4 mg
  • sodium 119 mg
  • calcium 13 mg

How to Make It

  1. Pulse first 5 ingredients in a blender or food processor 5 to 6 times or just until chopped and combined. Season with salt to taste. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator up to 3 days.

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