Homemade Salsa

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READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by d.chojnacki

This is a different twist on salsa. Great for parties-- I always get compliments because of the celery since you don't think of salsa to have celery. Easy recipe, fresh ingredients, and low in cost. This is my first recipe I tried with this salsa and it is easy to make variations.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat pan with olive oil and sauté onion, pepper, and celery about 5 minutes to soften. Season with salt, pepper, and crushed red pepper.
  2. Add chopped garlic. Sauté another 2-3 minute
  3. Add oregano, basil, and cayenne pepper.
  4. Transfer mixture to a pot and add canned tomatoes and bring to a boil. Add about ½ can of water. Add tomato paste until desired consistency.
  5. Add remaining spices and boil 1-2 minute Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes. Refrigerate overnight or at least 6-8 hours and serve when cooled.
  6. For more heat chop up 1-2 jalapeno peppers seeds and all.enjoy!

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