The Best Healthy Summer Snack

Lately I’m all about eating healthy because let’s be honest, bikini season is here. With that said, late night junk food is no longer a thing, that’s why I like to be a bit more creative on what I can munch on during the day while getting work done at home. Enter, this delicious Tomato Salsa recipe, it’s so fresh & full of flavour you aren’t going to want to miss out on trying it.the-best-home-made-salsa-everthe-best-home-made-salsa-everthe-best-home-made-salsa-everthe-best-home-made-salsa-everthe-best-home-made-salsa-everthe-best-home-made-salsa-everthe-best-home-made-salsa-everIt’s a great way to get your veggies in without being turned off of their sometimes bland taste (trust me, I am a dedicated vegetarian (sometimes, I eat seafood though) and I love veggies but enjoy when it gets spiced up!)the-best-home-made-salsa-everthe-best-home-made-salsa-everHere is the recipe for one of the most healthy summer snacks you can get your hands on:the-best-home-made-salsa-everthe-best-home-made-salsa-everthe-best-home-made-salsa-everFresh Tomato Salsa

Makes about 3 cups, prep: 20 minutes, chill: 1 hour (super easy recipe for summer entertaining!)

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups finely chopped tomatoes (3 medium)

1 fresh Anaheim pepper, seeded and finely chopped, or one 4-ounce can diced green chili peppers, drained

1/4 cup chopped green sweet pepper

1/4 cup sliced green onions (2)

3 to 4 tablespoons snipped fresh cilantro or parsley

2 tablespoons lime juice or lemon juice

1 to 2 fresh jalapeño, serrano, fresno, or banana peppers, seeded and finely chopped

1 clove garlic, minced

1/8 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions:

  1. In a medium mixing bowl stir together chopped tomatoes, Anaheim pepper or canned chili peppers, sweet pepper, green onions, cilantro or parsley, lime juice or lemon juice, jalapeño pepper, garlic, salt, and pepper.*
  2. Cover and chill at least 1 hour before serving. Serve as a dip for chips or as a condiment for appetizers or main dishes. Makes about 3 cups.

*Note: For a slightly smoother salsa, place 1 cup of the salsa in a food processor bowl or blender container. Cover and process or blend just until smooth. Stir into remaining salsa.the-best-home-made-salsa-everthe-best-home-made-salsa-everthe-best-home-made-salsa-everAnd that’s it! Enjoy.

Recipe from Better Homes and Gardens Mexican Cooking.

1 Comment

  1. July 7, 2016 / 4:28 pm

    This look so fresh and delicious. Do you think if I omitted the onions that it would still be okay? Not a fan of raw onions.

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