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Speedy Homemade Salsa

"I love Mexican food and this refreshing salsa is easy to prepare, notes Sarah Berger from Minneapolis, Minnesota. I think it tastes even better than the store-bought variety."
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20 m servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  1. In a food processor, combine all ingredients; cover and process until chunky. Transfer to a small bowl.


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  • Nutritional Analysis: 1/3 cup equals 34 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 336 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 vegetable.

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My homemade salsa is good, but this salsa is great (and a little faster to make)! I used canned "fire roasted" tomatoes, which added a smoky flavor to the salsa. Yummy!

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I was hoping to find a recipe just like my favorite Mexican restaurant. While the technique was perfect, all I could taste were cumin and vinegar. I made it a second time with half the cumin and...

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My homemade salsa is good, but this salsa is great (and a little faster to make)! I used canned "fire roasted" tomatoes, which added a smoky flavor to the salsa. Yummy!

I doubled this recipe. I did not have whole tomatoes, I used two cans organic diced tomatoes. I did use canned jalapeno only because I don't keep fresh on hand. After running the ingredients thr...

Wow! Now, this is some really good salsa! I've been searching for a really good salsa recipe and I think I've finally found it. I used a 14.5 oz. can of fire roasted tomatoes, 2 tsp. of cider vi...

5+ Stars! My 16 year old had to put together some homemade salsa at the last minute and we had all the ingredients (except used petite diced tomatoes, 3 jalapenos and red wine vinegar instead o...

I added a tablespoon of lime juice to give it some zing as well as fresh tomatos and a jalapeno from our garden Great recipie.

Super good! I used diced, fire roasted tomatoes with green chiles from Trader Joe's. I was curious about the vinegar so I divided the salsa and tried lime on one half and apple cider on the oth...

Wow, I thought I loved my local Mexican restaurant's salsa but this definitely rivals theirs. I never thought to use canned tomatoes for a fresh tasting salsa but this works so well it will be ...

The very best salsa I have ever ate..Very easy to make,made no changes other than taken the serving size to 12..

This is a great tasting salsa. The proportions are right on; however, cider vinegar is inauthentic and, unfortunately, gives the salsa a bit of a strange taste, especially after sitting overnig...