Lazy Day Salsa

SERVES 4 (1/2 cup servings)  |  ACTIVE TIME 10 Min  |  TOTAL TIME 10 Min



1/4 medium white onion, peeled
2 tablespoons diced jalapenos (from a can) OR 1 medium fresh jalapeno, stem removed and halved
2 cloves garlic, peeled
1 (14.5 ounce) can Hunt's fire roasted diced tomatoes with garlic
1/2 fresh lime, juiced
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
2 tablespoons fresh cilantro

Add onion, jalapeno and garlic to the bowl of a food processor. Pulse until the bits are your desired size, about 5 or 6 times. Open cover, scrape down sides. Add remaining ingredients, pulse 1 or 2 times to combine.

Transfer to a serving dish and serve immediately or transfer to a pint jar and store in the refrigerator. It becomes even more flavorful the next day.  Enjoy!

COOK'S NOTES: Salsa keeps fresh in the refrigerator for 3 to 4 days.

MILD SALSA: remove the veins and seeds from the jalapeno
UTTERLY MILD SALSA: use 2 tablespoons green chiles
MEDIUM SALSA: Prepare as written
HOT SALSA: Use 2 jalapenos, veins and seeds included

The canned diced jalapenos are packed with citric acid NOT vinegar. Add about 2 tablespoons per 1 jalapeno with seeds and veins. If you want medium-mild, start with 1 tablespoon.

Recipe developed by Donna Elick - The Slow Roasted Italian
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