Friday, August 29, 2008

Salsa!


We’ve gotten a lot of tomatoes & peppers in our CSA, and a coworker brought in some jalapenos & habaneros so I decided it was time for me to make salsa! Usually my salsa is very chunky, and I wanted to try something different. The producer I was working with that day is from Texas & married a hispanic man. She’s used to hot & spicy peppers, and recommended roasting the habaneros to cut down on the heat. I cut the tomatoes & jalepenos, habaneros, and red & green peppers in half, removed the seeds & the white from the hot peppers, and roasted them. Then I removed the skin, cut them into pieces & pulsed them in my Magic Bullet Blender until smooth. I reserved some pieces to add to the salsa to still have a little chunk. I also added in chopped onion, cilantro, a little salt & lime. It was SO so SO so good! I didn’t really follow a recipe, just used what I had.



This one was made a little chunkier and also with some yellow tomato.

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Roasted Salsa

Ingredients:

onion
green peppers
red peppers
tomatoes
jalapeno peppers
habanero peppers
cilantro
lime
salt

Directions:


Cut peppers & tomatoes. Roast under broiler until skin is black. Let cool & remove skin. Cut into smaller pieces. Reserve some if you choose, & pulse the rest in a food processor. Add the reserved chopped pieces & the blended portion into a bowl, add chopped fresh cilantro, a sprinkle of salt, & squirt of lime.

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One Response to “Salsa!”

  1. 1
    Stephanie — September 3, 2008 @ 7:56 am

    Looks yummy! Thanks for all the tips about Nashville restuarants on my blog! I really appreciate it! I notice that you are an editor…I used to work in Nashville at CMT in promos(as a production assistant) so I know all about that world! Your blog looks great!

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