Technique Tuesday: Six Spins on Salsa

Chop some canned tomatoes, then mix together these cool dips. Pass the chips!

1. Taco Joint

Veggies & fruit: chopped carrots, radishes and scallions

Heat: chopped pickled jalapeño

Seasonings: chopped parsley


2. Chunky Salsa Fresca

Veggies & fruit: chopped onion

Heat: chopped fresh jalapeño

Seasonings: minced garlic, chopped cilantro lemon juice


3. Cool Customer

Veggies & fruit: diced cucumber, chopped onion

Seasonings: chopped cilantro, lime juice


4. Smoky Black Bean & Corn

Veggies & fruit: corn kernels, drained canned black beans, chopped scallions

Heat: chopped chipotle chiles in adobo

Seasonings: minced garlic, lime juice


5. Spicy Pineapple

Veggies & fruit: diced pineapple, chopped red onion

Heat: sliced serrano chile

Seasonings: toasted cumin seed, chopped mint


6. Tequila Sunrise

Veggies & fruit: chopped onion

Seasonings: chopped cilantro, lime and orange juices, shot of tequila



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