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Homemade Salsa Recipe Video
|Jalapeno pepper||5 Small (You can increase or decrease the amount to adjust the heat)|
|Cilantro leaves||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Lime||1 Large, juiced|
|Kosher salt||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Black pepper||1 Teaspoon (Optional)|
|Jalapeno powder||1 Teaspoon (Optional)|
Calories 23 Calories from Fat 2
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.25 g0.38%
Saturated Fat 0.04 g0.19%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 168.8 mg7%
Total Carbohydrates 5 g1.8%
Dietary Fiber 1.6 g6.5%
Sugars 2.6 g
Protein 0.96 g1.9%
Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 25.7%
Calcium 1.6% Iron 3.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Things You Will NeedOak planks.
1. Soak the plank for 30 minutes in water.
2.Preheat the grill and place the wet planks smooth side first on the grill till it heats up. Regulate the temperature of the grill to about 300 degree centigrade.
3.Place the tomatoes, jalapenos and the onion on the plank and smoke for twenty minutes. Remove the vegetables to a plate and let them cool down.
3.After the vegetables have cooled down, peel off the skins.
4.Dice the vegetables into small pieces.
5.Remove the core of tomatoes and discard it.
6.In the food processor,empty the tomatoes, onions and the peppers.
7.Chop the cilantro roughly and add to the food processor. Add salt and pepper.
8.Add the juice of one lime to the food processor and pulse till the salsa reaches the right consistency.
9.Pour into a canning jar and refrigerate.
10.Serve warm or chilled with roasted or grilled meat or with burgers.
•You can also place the vegetables in an oven to create the same charred texture.
•You can process the salsa to form a thick or thin consistency.
•Add more peppers or jalapeno powder if you want more heat.