Fresh Salsa

Fresh Salsa (GF, V, R)

With tomatoes, garlic, and peppers abundant at this time of year, this quick recipe will jazz up any Mexican inspired dishes. Try it with organic tortilla chips or on black-bean burgers.



Yield: 1 cup (250 mL)

1 date
¼ teaspoon (1 mL) salt
Pinch of cayenne
1 tablespoon (15 mL) freshly squeezed lemon juice
2 green onions, diced
2 medium tomatoes

1/4 cup finely diced sweet or hot peppers, to taste (optional)

1 clove minced garlic (optional)
¼ bunch of cilantro, chopped

Put the date, salt, cayenne, and lemon juice in a food processor with the S blade and blend to combine.

Add the onions and tomatoes and pulse until the mixture is saucy but still chunky. Add peppers and garlic, if using. Transfer to a bowl and stir in the cilantro.

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