*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                                BASIC SALSA
 
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 Serving Size  : 2    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Dips                             Condiments
                 Salsa
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1                    Whole clove garlic
    1       lb           Ripe plum tomatoes, cored
                         -and finely diced but not
                         -peeled
      1/2   sm           Red onion, finely chopped
      1/4   c            Minced fresh coriander OR
      1/4   c            Minced flat leaf parsley,
                         -plus 1/2 tsp ground
                         -coriander
    1       tb           Lime juice
      1/4   ts           Salt
 
   Keep this savory sauce on hand as a dip for taco chips, a topping for
   scrambled eggs, or an accompaniment for Tex Mex dishes
   
   Prep time:  15 minutes Cook time: 2 minutes.
   
   Drop the garlic into a small saucepan of boiling water.  Let
   boil,uncovered, over moderate heat for 2 minutes.  Drain well, then mince.
   Place the minced garlic in a medium sized bowl and mix in the
   tomatoes,onion, coriander, lim juice, and salt.  Cover with plastic food
   wrap and let stand at room temperature for 1 hour.  Transfer the mixture to
   a 1 quart preserving jar. Keeps in the refrigerator for 10 days. Makes
   2-1/3 cups.
   
   RED HOT SALSA
   
   Increase the garlic to 2 cloves, the lime juice to 1-1/2 tbsp, and add 1
   tbsp chopped jalapeno pepper and 1/4 tsp red pepper sauce.  Proceed as
   directed.
   
   Makes 2-1/3 cups. **Wash hands after handling the pepper**
   
   ///\oo/\\\ From the hearth in Sandee’s Kitchen...
  
 
 
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