Smooth and Spicy Tomato Salsa
- 2 cloves garlic, peeled
- 1 small red onion, peeled and quartered
- 1 jalapeno, seeded and quartered
- 8 plum tomatoes, quartered
- 1 cup cilantro leaves, washed and dried
- Juice of one lime
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- Salt and pepper
Combine garlic, onion and jalapeno in a blender or food processor and process until finely chopped. Add tomatoes and blend. Add cilantro, lime juice and oil and continue blending. Transfer salsa to a bowl and season with salt and pepper.
Roasted salsa variation: Place the garlic, onion, jalapeno and tomatoes on a sheet pan and roast for 30 minutes at 400 degrees, then proceed as directed.
Recipe Courtesy of Food Network Kitchens