When the right season is upon us, it is nice to know a few salsa recipes with fresh tomatoes. Fresh tomatoes have a distinctly better taste than any salsa poured from a jar that was created by a soulless corporation. Plus, they are simple to customize to your tastes. Here are three simple salsa recipes with fresh tomatoes that you can easily tweak to make them your own.
To make a very simple salsa recipe with fresh tomatoes, you will need:
- Three fresh tomatoes
- Three tablespoons of diced jalapenos (see tip below)
- Simple. To make this simple salsa recipes with fresh tomatoes, dice all the ingredients.
- Season. Now combine them in a bowl and add some salt and pepper. Remember, some tortilla chips like the ones from Costco are super salty so season accordingly.
To make a corn salsa recipe with fresh tomatoes, you will need:
- Half a cup of either drained can corn or defrosted frozen corn
- Two fresh tomatoes chopped
- One teaspoon chopped jalapeno
- One green onion chopped
- One teaspoon chopped cilantro
- Salt and pepper
- Corn. To make any of the salsa recipes that use corn, you have to remember to drain the corn if it is from a can; otherwise, the salsa is too sweet. Combine all your ingredients in a bowl.
- Mix. Stir it up and add salt and pepper according to taste.
To make a garlic-based salsa recipe with fresh tomatoes, you will need:
- Two cloves of garlic either roasted and smashed or finely chopped raw
- Three fresh tomatoes chopped
- Two teaspoons of chopped cilantro
- Half of one jalapeno diced
- Two teaspoons diced onion
- Salt and pepper
- One tablespoon of cooking oil
- Garlic. To make this garlic based salsa recipe with fresh tomatoes you will need to pour the oil in a pot and heat it up over a medium flame.
- Cook. Now add all the ingredients and stir until it bubbles. Turn the heat down and let it cook for two minutes or until everything is just blended.
- Done. Remove the salsa from heat and let it cool. Season with salt and pepper and enjoy.
Jalapeno is a versatile chile and it need not be fiery hot. You can scrape the seeds to tame the fire yet retain the taste. You can also broil them until charred for a smoky taste.