How to Make Salsa

Posted by on Monday 28 May 2007

Salsa is a popular side dish for snacking, parties, and making meals with. Fresh salsa is far better than the store bought brands and making your own can be both rewarding and fun!

This tutorial teaches several different recipes for salsa.

Standard Salsa

Ingredients:

1 tomato
2 vine-ripened tomatoes
1 can tomato sauce
1/2 Tablespoon garlic salt
2 teaspoon garlic powder
2 teaspoon pepper
2 teaspoon seasoned salt
1 green bell pepper
1 onion
1 banana pepper (optional)
1 jalapeno pepper (optional)

Cut up all vegetables into small pieces. Mince banana peppers and/or jalapeno peppers. Mix all ingredients in large bowl. Serve with tortilla chips.

Vegetable Salsa

Ingredients:

1 cucumber
1 zucchini
1 yellow bell pepper
1 red bell pepper
1 tomato
2 vine-ripened tomatoes
1 can tomato sauce
1/2 Tablespoon garlic salt
2 teaspoon garlic powder
2 teaspoon pepper
2 teaspoon seasoned salt
1 green bell pepper
1 red onion
1 banana pepper (optional)
1 jalapeno pepper (optional)

Cut up all vegetables into small pieces. Mince banana and/or jalapeno peppers. Mix all ingredients in large bowl. Serve with tortilla chips.

Avocado Salsa

Ingredients:

1 Avocado
4 vine ripened tomatoes
1 green pepper
1 jalapeno pepper
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 garlic clove minced
1 tablespoon red vinegar
1 tablespoon olive oil

Chop the Avocado and put it into a bowl. Finely mince the other vegetables and combine with the avocado. Mix the remaining ingredients in a bowl and toss with the vegetables. Serve chilled.

Black Bean Salsa

Ingredients:

2 cans black beans
1 green bell pepper
1 red onion
1 cucumber
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 jalapeno pepper
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon chili powder
2 teaspoons Tabasco sauce
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons tomato sauce

Chop the peppers, onion, and cucumber finely, combine all of the ingredients in a bowl. Serve chilled.

Charred Pepper Salsa

Ingredients:

1 green bell pepper
1 tomato
2 vine-ripened tomatoes
1 can tomato sauce
1/2 Tablespoon garlic salt
2 teaspoon garlic powder
2 teaspoon pepper
2 teaspoon seasoned salt
1 onion
1 banana pepper (optional)
1 jalapeno pepper (optional)

Place the green bell pepper on a tray in the oven set to Broil. When the pepper is blackened on both sides, remove it and peel the outer skin off. Cut up all vegetables into small pieces. Cut banana and/or jalapeno peppers into very small pieces. Mix all ingredients in large bowl. Serve with tortilla chips.

Cherry Tomato Salsa

Ingredients:

2 pints Cherry tomatoes
1 Garlic clove, minced
1 onion
1 jalapeno pepper
1 tablespoon vinegar
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon garlic salt

Chop the tomatoes using a food processor – do not puree. Mince the onion and jalapeno pepper. Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl. Serve chilled with tortilla chips.

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