Sizzlin' salsa

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PREP TIME

15 min

Makes

7 cups (1.75 L)

* PLUS Cooking time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 cups coarsely chopped peeled ripe tomatoes
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4 jalapenos , seeded and finely chopped, or 114-mL can diced green chilies, drained
  • 6 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 2 onions , chopped
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh coriander
  • 4 tbsp lime juice

Instructions

  • In a large, wide saucepan, stir tomatoes with tomato sauce, salt, jalapeños, garlic, paprika and cumin. Set over high heat. Bring to a boil, stirring often. Then reduce heat to medium-low. Gently boil, uncovered, stirring often, 10 minutes.
  • Stir in onions and 1/4 cup (50 mL) coriander. Continue cooking, stirring often, until most of liquid evaporates, 5 to 10 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in remaining coriander and 3 tbsp (45 mL) lime juice. Taste and add remaining juice, if needed. Excellent as a burger or hot dog topper or scooped up with corn chips. Salsa will keep well, covered and refrigerated, up to 1 week or freeze up to 1 month.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 17,
  • Protein
  • 0.7 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 3.8 g,
  • Fat
  • 0.3 g,

Our homemade version is easy to make and so much more flavourful than the store-bought stuff. Give a jar as a hostess gift.