Red Tomato Salsa

Red Tomato Salsa
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  • 8Servings


  • 8 plum tomatoes
  • 10 small red jalapeno or 8 small red serrano chiles
  • 1/4 onion
  • 1 clove garlc
  • Coarse salt
  • Chopped cilantro, for garnish


In a medium saucepan, bring about 2 qt. water to a boil. Lower the heat to medium, add the tomatoes and jalapenos and simmer for 25 minutes. Drain, reserving the cooking liquid. Transfer the tomatoes and jalapenos to a blender.

Add the onion and garlic to the blender and pulse on high until slightly chunky. Add 1/4 cup of the reserved cooking liquid and blend to your liking; season with coarse salt. Transfer to a serving bowl and top with cilantro. Serve with tacos or tortilla chips.