[3:09 PM | 2 comments ]
Here is a simple recipe that I took from a great local food blog The Hunger Struck.
Fresh Tomato Salsa – Makes a lot
40 cherry tomatoes, quartered (I kept some quartered and cut most to a smaller size)
2 jalapenos, seeds removed and finely diced
1 shallot, finely diced (I used a white onion)
2 garlic cloves, grated
bunch of fresh cilantro, roughly chopped
juice and zest of 1 lime
salt to taste (needs a lot)
In a medium sized bowl combine the tomatoes, jalapenos, shallot, grated garlic, cilantro and lime zest. Toss to make sure everything is combined. Squeeze over the lime juice and season with salt to taste. This salsa improves with age so if you can make it at least an hour before you serve it so all of the flavors have a chance to mix.
If there are lots of fluids in your bowl, I recommend draining some out so there is only a small amount of fluids pooling in the bottom.
Props to The Hunger Struck