7 1/2 cups (serving size: 1/3 cup)

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°.

Step 2

Remove white papery skin from garlic head (do not peel or separate the cloves). Wrap in foil. Bake at 350° for 1 hour; cool 10 minutes. Separate cloves; squeeze to extract garlic pulp. Discard skins.

Step 3

Prepare grill or broiler.

Step 4

Place tomatoes and peppers on a grill rack or broiler pan coated with cooking spray; grill or broil for 15 minutes or until skins are blackened, turning occasionally. Peel tomatoes and peppers.

Step 5

Place half of garlic pulp, half of tomatoes, and half of peppers in a blender, and process until coarsely chopped. Pour garlic mixture into a bowl. Repeat procedure with remaining garlic pulp, tomatoes, and peppers. Stir tomato juice and lime juice into garlic mixture.

Step 6

Note: Serve remaining salsa with baked tortilla chips or over grilled fish.

La Norteña y Cafe Deluxe, El Paso, Texas

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