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Fresh Salsa Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sharon Hanson - Twin River Valley H.S.
Added: Monday, January 26, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 fresh tomatoes, chopped
1 med. green bell pepper, chopped
1 small yellow onion, chopped
Jalapeņos, chopped (as desired)
4 garlic cloves, minced
Fresh cilantro, chopped (as desired)
1 med. cucumber, diced
1/2 tsp. salt
Juice of 1/2 fresh lime
1/2 tsp. Tabasco

Directions:
Directions:
Roughly cut up vegetables then chop in food processor or hand chopper until mixture is chopped but is still chunky in texture.
Add the salt, lime juice, and tabasco. Stir together. Serve with homemade tortilla chips. Cut flour tortilla shells in wedges, spray lightly with vegetable oil spray or other low-fat butter flavored spray. Bake on a cookie sheet at 450 degree F until crisp.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is one of our first labs in the fall when everyone has an abundance of garden produce to share. It is quick and tasty plus lets many students practice their chopping skills

 

 

 

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