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I made this salsa and it totally ROCKS! I used my own canned tomatoes and parsley instead of cilantro (just what I had on hand) and a fresno chile-yummy! And I love that you are local. Great winter salsa, and was so happy to use my summer tomatoes.
Don’t be fooled: Strawberries are the star here. But, throw in cool and creamy avocado, crunchy baby radishes, lime juice, and cilantro and you’ll have a brand new favorite salsa that will leave everyone at the party asking for the recipe. Serve over our Grilled Chicken Cutlets at dinnertime or with hearty pita chips when you’re looking for the perfect appetizer. 
Now I have to say, canned chilies, NO. And the Chili Powder I use is Home made with Smoked, Dried, crushed Serrano peppers as the base pepper. But I do Love a Medium Salsa over Scrambled eggs. And Melted cheese and salsa on corn chip is pure heaven. I have put Salsa on chicken burgers and I have a delicious recipe for Salsa Steak. For the fire roasted tomatoes, I will just through a half dozen tomatoes that have been cut in half on Charcoal BBQ the next time I throw a steak on the Barby
1. Heat a cast-iron skillet over high heat. Working in batches, sear the plum tomatoes, jalapeños, garlic and onion until charred all over, 5 minutes for the tomatoes and garlic, and 8 minutes for the jalapeños and onion.
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So good! I have made this about 6 times now. I made it to bring over to a friend’s house and I got 2 calls morning asking for the recipe. Thank you! I never made salsa before in my life and now this is my favorite!
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We lived in West Texas for 18 years and now live in NE Pennsylvania. Didn’t have to worry about Salsa in Texas as there was a Mexican restaurant on almost every corner. Not so in PA. I have been making my Salsa (Mexican Chili) from a good Mexican friend of ours now for 12 years with some adjustments, 1 large can of Furmano’s whole tomatoes, jalapenos, cumin, coriander, salt fresh cilantro (when we can get it), minced garlic, diced yellow onions, lemon and lime juice, and some other spices. Will have to say it is VERY good.Have had many people Rave about it who are transplants like myself from Texas and California.
Delicious – I can’t stop eating it! It was plenty hot with one serrano pepper; thanks for the tip about trying it with one first. I cut down on the salt because I am sensitive to it, and because we had salty chips. So, so tasty – better than the one at our favorite restaurant. Another winner!
I needed to find a use for about four dozen hard green tomatoes at the end of the season, as a cold frost was due and the plants would die. I adapted yoru recipe to use them and it came out glorious! I halved the tomatoes, put them cut side down on a baking sheet and broiled them for about 15 minutes before starting. That mellowed them greatly. I’ll still try it with tomatillos in the future, but for this weekend, your recipe saved the day. Yum!
Sometimes, during the summer, our tomato plants decide to have a party on the vine, so to speak, and produce way more tomatoes than we can possibly eat, even if we are eating them every day, sliced, salted, and served with a little balsamic or mayo.
Selecting tomatoes:  Choose vine-ripened tomatoes, preferably locally grown, because the less the tomatoes have to travel, the more likely they were picked ripe.  Select tomatoes that are firm, glossy, smooth, plump, heavy for their size, and free of bruises.  Avoid tomatoes that are overly ripe and soft.  Fragrance is a better indicator of a good tomato than color.  Use your nose and smell the stem end.  The stem should retain the garden aroma of the plant itself – if it does not, your tomato will lack flavor and, as far as I am concerned, will be good only for decoration!
* What is a paste tomato?  Any tomato that is generally oval or cylindrical or with plum or paste in it’s name.  Paste tomatoes are seedless (or nearly so) and have a higher solid content.  This makes them more suitable for processing.  Roma tomatoes are a paste tomato which are great for canning and making salsas and sauces.
Simple, fresh and easy to make. A winning Mexican restaurant style salsa prepared with plum tomatoes, onion cilantro, and serrano peppers. Fresh tomatoes, not canned, star in this recipe. In Mexico, it is known as salsa roja (red sauce) or salsa de mesa (table sauce). And just like in the U.S., it is served in every restaurant before your meal with tortilla chips.
Because this particular salsa is made with fresh ingredients, it will last as long as you would expect cut fresh tomatoes to last. It’s best eaten right after you make it, chilled it should last about 5 days or so.
Salsa verde is my all time favorite type of salsa. I’m actually snacking on some of this homemade deliciousness as I’m writing this post! In the past I’ve made homemade tomatillo salsa verde from our homegrown tomatillos. This year we ended up using all our tomatillos and some green tomatoes to make homemade enchilada sauce (recipe coming soon!).
“Pico de gallo” is Spanish for “rooster’s beak”, probably because it looks like all of the ingredients have been broken up by a bird’s beak. I rustically dice my tomatoes and cucumbers after scooping out the flesh and the seeds so the pico is not too watery.
Try freezing abt a cup for a while + try it. I freeze my tomatoes all the time that have only been heated to boiling, Adding 1/2-1 tsp. salt per quart. They do just fine for soups + things without any loss in flavor. I have also canned tomatoes w onions + okra. They do great. I would just try some to see if freezing changes it much. It would be handy for quick cooking recipes.
Wow!! This recipe is pure perfection!! Thank you so much for sharing this wonderful recipe, so glad I ran across this. Everything is so balanced flavor wise. To me, this is better than a restaurant salsa!! My go-to recipe for sure!!
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