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Tomato Salsa (salsa Cruda)

Tomato Salsa (salsa Cruda)


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Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 20

Cook Time : 0

Total Time : 20


Serves 3

  • 1 1⁄2 lbs firm ripe tomatoes, cut into 3/8-inch cubes

  • 1large jalapeno chile, minced, seeds and ribs removed and reserved

  • 1⁄2 cup minced red onion

  • 1small garlic clove, minced

  • 1⁄4 cup minced fresh cilantro leaves

  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt

  • 1pinch ground black pepper

  • 2 -6teaspoons fresh lime juice

  • sugar


  • 01

    Set a large colander in a large bowl.

  • 02

    Place the tomatoes in the colander and let them drain for 30 minutes.

  • 03

    As the tomatoes drain, layer the jalapeno, onion, garlic, and cilantro on top.

  • 04

    Shake the colander to drain off the excess tomato juice; discard the juice and wipe out the bowl.

  • 05

    Transfer the contents of the colander to the now-empty bowl.

  • 06

    Add the salt, pepper, and 2 teaspoons of the lime juice and toss to combine.

  • 07

    Season with the minced jalapeno seeds, sugar, and additional lime juice to taste and serve.



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