Tomato Salsa

August 17, 2007


Forget to buy salsa on your way home? Make it from scratch. With a food processor, it takes no time at all. SAM

4 large fresh tomatoes, peeled, seeded, and quartered
1/2 medium sweet onion, peeled and quartered
1/2 large green bell pepper, trimmed, seeded and quartered
4 pickled jalapeño peppers, halved
1/2 cup cilantro leaves
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons lime juice
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
Tortilla chips
Sour Cream

In a food processor fitted with a metal blade, combine the tomatoes, onion, bell pepper, jalapeño peppers, cilantro, olive oil, and lime juice. Pulse 6 or 8 times until salsa is mixed and roughly chopped. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with tortilla chips and sour cream.
Makes 4 to 5 cups.