Garden-Fresh Salsa

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 3-4 ripe tomatoes, chopped
  • ¼ red onion chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 jalapeno, chopped
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • Juice 1 lime

Directions

  1. Begin by washing and laying out all ingredients. For this recipe you will need a cutting board, chef’s knife, fork or spoon, and serving bowl.
  2. Begin by mincing garlic and onion. Let sit on cutting board for 10-15minutes.
  3. While waiting, chop tomatoes cilantro, and jalapenos.
  4. Add all to a bowl and add salt and lime to taste.
  5. Serve immediately.

Chef’s tip: If you are buying tomatoes that are too firm, substitute for cherry tomatoes for a fresher, year round taste.

Nutrition Tip: Jalapenos and other spicy peppers contain a phytonutrient that helps reduce inflammation.

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