Homemade Tomato Salsa

Have a bumper crop of garden tomatoes? This is just the recipe to tickle those taste buds with garden-ripe flavors and homemade goodness!

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 11

3
large tomatoes, seeded and chopped (3 cups)
1
small green bell pepper, chopped (1/2 cup)
3
garlic cloves, finely chopped
8
medium green onions, sliced (1/2 cup)
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1
tablespoon finely chopped jalapeño chili
2
to 3 tablespoons lime juice
1/2
teaspoon salt

  • 1 Mix all ingredients in glass or plastic bowl.
  • 2 Cover and refrigerate until serving.

Expert Tips

Store tomatoes at room temperature for the best flavor and texture. Refrigeration make tomatoes mushy and will cause them to lose flavor quickly.

To seed a tomato, cut the tomato crosswise in half and squeeze each half gently over a bowl to remove the seeds.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/4 Cup
Calories
20
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
125 mg
125 %;
Total Carbohydrate
4 g
4 %
(Dietary Fiber
1 g
1 %
),
Protein
1 g
1 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
34%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 Vegetable;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.