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Fresh Tomato Salsa

Fresh Tomato Salsa

Also called Salsa Cruda, Salsa Fresca, or Pico de Gallo. No matter what you call it, it’s a great addition to any Mexican meal.

  • 6-8 ServingsServings


  • 21/4 pounds of tomatoes, diced (5 tomatoes)
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onion
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon or lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 clove fresh garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste


Mix all ingredients.  Chill for an hour.  Serve and enjoy.

To spice up your salsa, add any of the following:
1-2 tablespoons fresh or bottled jalapeno peppers
1 teaspoon to 1 tablespoon fresh Anaheim chili peppers, diced fine
1/2 teaspoon red chili pepper flakes
Mix all ingredients. Chill for an hour. Serve and enjoy.

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