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Serrano-Cilantro Salsa

Hands-on time 25 mins
Total time 30 mins
Yield Makes about 1 cup
Brighten up your favorite main dishes by adding fresh Serrano-Cilantro Salsa. 

Ingredients

  • 10 serrano peppers, stemmed and seeded
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin

How to Make It

  1. Cook first 3 ingredients in hot oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, 10 minutes or until peppers begin to brown and look blistered. Remove from heat, and cool slightly (about 5 minutes).

  2. Process pepper mixture, cilantro, next 3 ingredients, and 3/4 cup water in a blender until smooth.