Smooth and Spicy Tomato Salsa

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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


  1. 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.
  2. 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.