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Salsa Fresca

May 11, 2011 by Bake Up, Little Suzy

I was REALLY going to try to write about something other than my show this week, but well, screw it. The show has taken over my life; it makes sense that it would take over my blog.

Last week, I met with the marketing and publicity team of Those Were the Days to conceptualize our promo photo and finalize the copy. In honor of the occasion, I planned to host a Cuatro de Mayo Marketing and Publicity Meeting at my place. I got a call from my theatrical co-conspirator, Tall Paul, at about 9:30 Wednesday morning, when he let me know that he threw out his back, couldn’t drive to my place, and would I mind terribly hosting the meeting/fiesta at his place?

Um, am I a caterer? Apparently I am! I made chicken tacos, Mexican black beans, chipotle risotto, and this bright, beautiful salsa. Oh, and cinnamon ice cream for dessert. Then I packed it all up in plastic containers and schlepped it over to Paul’s apartment for the meeting.

The salsa is ridiculously simple to prepare, with a huge flavor payoff. Keep or remove the ribs and seeds of the jalapeno to adjust the heat level to your preference.

Continue reading for the Salsa Fresca recipe

Salsa Fresca
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Recipe type: Appetizer
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Servings: 4
 
Ridiculously simple to prepare, with a huge flavor payoff. Keep or remove the ribs and seeds of the jalapeno to adjust the heat level to your preference.
Ingredients
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro
  • 3 roma tomatoes
  • Juice of one lime
  • Salt, to taste
Instructions
  1. Pulse the jalapeno, garlic and onion in the food processor until finely minced.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and pulse a few seconds to desired consistency. Salt to taste.
Linked to: Mom’s Crazy Cooking, The Sweet Details

3 Comments »

  1. [...] 29, 2012 by Bake Up, Little Suzy As I may have mentioned once or twice before, I spent last summer singing in a musical revue of TV theme songs at the Minnesota Fringe [...]

  2. pasta says:

    Wonderful site. Plenty of helpful information here. I am sending it to a few friends ans also sharing in delicious. And of course, thank you on your sweat!

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