Zesty Tomato Salsa
1 medium clove(s), minced
2 large, ripe, seeded and finely chopped, or 2 cups drained whole canned tomatoes, finely chopped
1 small, finely chopped
3 Tbsp, to 2 tbs, fresh finely chopped
2 medium, to 1, seeded and finely chopped (wear gloves to prevent irritation)
Fresh lime juice
- On a cutting board, sprinkle the salt over the garlic. Mash to a paste with the flat side of a knife.
- In a small bowl, combine the mashed garlic, the tomatoes, onion, cilantro, jalapeño, and lime juice. Let stand at least 1⁄2 hour before serving to allow the flavors to blend. Yields 1/3 cup per serving.