Salsa Fresca

Can there be anything bad about fresh, homemade salsa? Made so much easier with a food processor – although you can certainly chop all of the ingredients by hand, you know, if you’ve nothing better to do.

Salsa Fresca

~1 cup fresh packed coarsely chopped cilantro
3 cloves fresh garlic
1/2 onion, coarsely chopped
1 jalapeno chili
7-8 (~2 1/2 pounds) tomatoes, cored and quartered
juice of 1 lime
salt (to taste)

1. Pulse the cilantro and garlic together for about 30 seconds. Scrape down the sides and add the onion and jalapeno and pulse until finely chopped. Add this mixture to a medium bowl.
2. Working in batches, add the tomatoes to the food processor until finely chopped. Transfer to the cilantro mixture.
3. Stir in lime juice and salt to taste.

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