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Cinco de Mayo Salsa Cruda

Chef John

"One word of warning: Make twice as much as you think you are going to need. This stuff is seriously addictive."
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Ingredients

35 m servings 48 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings (2 cups salsa)

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  1. Drain tomatoes in a strainer for 15 minutes.
  2. Combine tomatoes, onion, jalapeno pepper, serrano pepper, and garlic in a large bowl. Pour lime juice over the top. Stir in oregano, cayenne pepper, salt, sugar, mint, and cilantro. Refrigerate for 1 hour. Season with salt to taste.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 48 calories; 0.5 g fat; 10.6 g carbohydrates; 2.1 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 595 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Really delicious! Will definitely be making this for bbq's this summer. However, I will be reducing the salt. A little too salty for my taste when 1 tsp is used. I would recommend using half...

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Not a big fan of this one but it is prob just our tastes. i used early girl and roma tomatoes from our garden that had been skinned and de-seeded. I didn't really measure all that closely whic...

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Really delicious! Will definitely be making this for bbq's this summer. However, I will be reducing the salt. A little too salty for my taste when 1 tsp is used. I would recommend using half...

Fabulous! I substituted 3 medium sized tomatoes from the garden rather than the cherry tomatoes and followed the rest of the recipe and it was excellent! Don't delete the mint! It gives it a fre...

An excellent fresh salsa. If you have good summer tomatoes you don't have to use cherry tomatoes. The mint is a different addition for me. I liked it - hubby didn't like it as much so I would...

Not a big fan of this one but it is prob just our tastes. i used early girl and roma tomatoes from our garden that had been skinned and de-seeded. I didn't really measure all that closely whic...

Yummy! Very fresh and delicious!

Liked, different taste

It wasn unlike any salsa I've had. I like the fresh, crisp flavors; too much lime juice.

A great garden fresh flavor that is perfect anytime.

Not your average "salsa". It is crisp and clean and citrus-y with some heat. It is exactly what Chef John says....addictive. At first I thought there was too much lime but then as you eat you...