Zesty Santa Fe Salsa

Top an ordinary baked potato with this salsa, sour cream, and cheese for a super Tex-Mex meal.


Makes 4 1/2 cups

Recipe from

Southern Living


1 large onion, thinly sliced
4 garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 (14.5-ounce) can HUNT'S Petite Diced Tomatoes with Mild Green Chilies
1/2 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
1 teaspoon chopped canned chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
2 teaspoons adobo sauce (from canned chipotle peppers)
1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 cup frozen whole kernel corn
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons lime juice
Garnish: jalapeño pepper, seeded and sliced lengthwise, forming a fan
Tortilla or corn chips


Sauté onion and garlic in hot oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until tender. Add tomatoes and next 3 ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low, and cook, covered, 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Process 1 cup tomato mixture in a blender until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides; return to saucepan.

Stir in black beans, corn, and salt; cook 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Stir in cilantro and lime juice. Garnish, if desired. Serve with your choice of chips.

September 2003
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