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Cinco de Mayo Salsa Cruda Recipe
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Cinco de Mayo Salsa Cruda
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  • READY IN 35 mins

Cinco de Mayo Salsa Cruda

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"One word of warning: Make twice as much as you think you are going to need. This stuff is seriously addictive."

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Original recipe makes 2 cups salsa Change Servings
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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • READY IN

    35 mins

Directions

  1. Drain tomatoes in a strainer for 15 minutes.
  2. Combine tomatoes, onion, jalapeno pepper, serrano pepper, and garlic in a large bowl. Pour lime juice over the top. Stir in oregano, cayenne pepper, salt, sugar, mint, and cilantro. Refrigerate for 1 hour. Season with salt to taste.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jun 24, 2012

Really delicious! Will definitely be making this for bbq's this summer. However, I will be reducing the salt. A little too salty for my taste when 1 tsp is used. I would recommend using half a tsp and tasting from there.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 09, 2012

Not a big fan of this one but it is prob just our tastes. i used early girl and roma tomatoes from our garden that had been skinned and de-seeded. I didn't really measure all that closely which may be part of the problem too. I found it to be a tad too sweet for my tastes and the mint was too pronounced. Also the peppers I used were not spicy (you can just never tell) and we like a salsa with some heat so that turned us off a bit as well.

 

16 Ratings

Sep 01, 2012

Fabulous! I substituted 3 medium sized tomatoes from the garden rather than the cherry tomatoes and followed the rest of the recipe and it was excellent! Don't delete the mint! It gives it a fresher taste!

 
Jul 01, 2012

An excellent fresh salsa. If you have good summer tomatoes you don't have to use cherry tomatoes. The mint is a different addition for me. I liked it - hubby didn't like it as much so I would say, for us, the mint is optional. I made this for Faceless Frenzy July 2012 - thanks for a good recipe to give a face too.

 
Jun 24, 2012

A great garden fresh flavor that is perfect anytime.

 
Mar 25, 2013

Yummy! Very fresh and delicious!

 
Aug 30, 2012

Liked, different taste

 
Jan 24, 2013

Very clean and spicy tasting, Chef John rocks.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 48 kcal
  • 2%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 10.6 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.5 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 2.8 g
  • 11%
  • Protein
  • 2.1 g
  • 4%
  • Sodium
  • 691 mg
  • 28%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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