Category Archives: salsa

Fresh Tomatillo Salsa

Fresh tomatillo salsa is great on corn chips, baked potatoes or other vegetables. It whips up in less than 20 minutes and is better than the store bought versions. Adjust the sugar to the level of acidity you prefer.

INGREDIENTS

4 peeled and washed tomatillos

Tomatillo Salsa

2 cloves crushed garlic

600 grams fresh tomatoes chopped

3/4 cup basil chopped basil leaves

1/4 tsp salt

2 tbsp lime

sugar to taste ( 1 tbsp to begin)

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Cinnamon Salsa

Salsa is a great alternative to ketchup or chili sauce.  For a twist this recipe uses cinnamon in the preparation.  Combined with the zesty chilies the spice adds a unique flavor.

INGREDIENTS

2 1/2 cups chopped ripe tomatoes

Cinnamon Salsa3 shallots chopped

1 red or green pepper diced

1 clove of garlic minced

1/4 cup white vinegar

1 tsp dried crushed chilies

1 1/2 tsp salt

1/4 cup brown sugar

1 1/2 tsp paprika

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Strawberry Apple Salsa

This unusual combination of strawberries and ginger is addictive.  Raspberries may be substituted for strawberries if desired.

Ingredientsstrawberry-apple-salsa

2 cups sliced strawberries

1 mandarin orange – peeled and sliced

1 lemon – peeled and sliced

2 apples – peeled, cored and sliced

2 tbsp sugar

1 tbsp lemon juice

1 1/2 tsp dried ginger

Gently mix ingredients together.  Taste.  If needed add a little more sugar.

Serve with cottage cheese or on cream cheese.