Kickin' Salsa

Total Time
30 mins
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Spicy, tangy, fresh, a real crowd pleaser. If you don't have fresh tomatoes on hand substitute 4 15 ounce cans of diced tomatoes.

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  • 1814.36 g tomatoes, fresh vine ripened (washed, and cut into small chunks)
  • 3 large jalapenos (seeds removed, but saved)
  • 29.58 ml cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 medium onion, sweet (chopped)
  • 2 garlic cloves (chopped)
  • 1 lime, juice of
  • 14.79 ml salt
  • 14.79 ml balsamic vinegar (can substitute regular white)
  • 14.79 ml hot chili oil (*seasoned oil, not heated)
  • 7.39 ml caribbean jerk seasoning
  • 4.92 ml McCormick's salt-free all-purpose seasoning


  1. Chop and prepare all the vegetables (first 5 ingredients), combine and toss them together in a large bowl.
  2. Squeeze lime juice over the mixture.
  3. Add the remaining 5 ingredients and toss together.
  4. This recipe should be mild to medium hot. If you like it hot, toss in a few jalapeno seeds.
  5. Cover with Saran wrap, refrigerate, and allow the flavors to blend for a couple of hours before serving.
  6. (*If you don't have hot chili cooking oil, put 1 tablespoon of cooking oil in a small bowl with 5 or 6 jalapeno seeds, microwave for 15 to 20 seconds.).
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5 5

Awesome salsa! I did change it a little bit. Added all jalapeno seeds and half a bunch of cilantro,5 garlic cloves, and two small sweet onions. Also could not find the mccormick salt free seasoning so just used lawrys season salt and added a little less regular salt. I also dont like a chunky salsa so i put everything in a blender and made it smoother. Be careful when making this definetely not 10 servings! This makes a ton of salsa I had to give it to 5 different neighbors!

5 5

This was awesome!!!! I couldn't get enough of it! I do agree that it has to marinate for a few hours because I tried it right away and it was really good, but a few hours later I tried it again and it was even better.