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    Salsa

    Salsa. Photo by Bergy

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    50 mins

    45 mins

    5 mins

    Netgirl's Healthy Cookbook's Note:

    Tomatoes contain lycopene, which is supposed to prevent cancer, especially of the prostate, stomach, and lungs. Add the salsa to avocado and it makes a great guacamole. A friend and I adapted this recipe from recipes #39006, #7947, and #1078.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cups

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Bring a large pot of water to a rolling boil.
    2. 2
      Add tomatoes and scald for 2 minutes.
    3. 3
      Drain.
    4. 4
      Submerse immediately in a bowl of cold water and ice and let sit for a few minutes.
    5. 5
      Remove skins and discard.
    6. 6
      Remove stem core and discard.
    7. 7
      Cut tomatoes in small chunks and discard seeds and juice.
    8. 8
      In a large pot, add all ingredients.
    9. 9
      Bring mixture to a boil.
    10. 10
      Over medium-high heat, cook for about 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
    11. 11
      Strain off any excess liquid.
    12. 12
      If desired, puree half the batch to make a smooth salsa.
    13. 13
      If desired, add 8 tablespoons of chunky salsa to a ripe avocado to make guacamole.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 08, 2006

      45

      This is a good way to use up soft tomatoes, but the honey lost it for me. I guess I don't care for sweet salsa. I added corn and black beans to make it more colorful and my husband and our employee ate it up. Next time, I'll skip the honey.

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    • on April 24, 2006

      55

      Just the recipe that I needed - my tomatoes were a bit ripe so I didn't want to have a fresh salsa. I used 3 Jalapenos and cut the recipe in half - used 3 cloves garlic. The cilantro is a must Thanks Netgirl for posting the recipe — Nov 13, 2005

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    Nutritional Facts for Salsa

    Serving Size: 1 (1869 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 110.3
     
    Calories from Fat 7
    93%
    Total Fat 0.8 g
    1%
    Saturated Fat 0.1 g
    0%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 355.5 mg
    14%
    Total Carbohydrate 25.8 g
    8%
    Dietary Fiber 5.0 g
    20%
    Sugars 18.9 g
    75%
    Protein 3.8 g
    7%

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