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Simple Salsa

  • Yield: About 1 cup


  • 2 medium tomatoes, halved and seeded
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon minced yellow onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced green bell pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon Emerilís Green Pepper Sauce or other hot-pepper sauce


  • Place the tomato halves on a cutting board and slice into quarters.
  • Working over a mixing bowl, squeeze each piece in your hands to remove the seeds. Discard the seeds, then chop into 1/2-inch chunks.
  • Place the tomato pieces in a serving bowl and sprinkle with the salt. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well with a fork or spoon.
  • Let rest for at least 30 minutes before servingóthis will allow the flavors to blend.