Total Time
3hrs
Prep 3 hrs
Cook 0 mins

I always like blazing salsas. That's just me. But when it comes to my daughter, or my family and guests, I need to have something for those who don't like pure fire. This is one of the salsas I use then. One thing I like about this one, is that the flavoring is a bit fresher and not as typical of the mild salsas that taste like diced tomatoes. I think the basil is the secret weapon- it has a little bite, but it is cool to the taste. Whatever it is, everyone seems to like it!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix together all ingredients and chill for several hours before using (to allow flavors to combine).
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Delicious! I used fresh basil and oregano from the garden, about twice as much as called for in the recipe, and fresh corn, too. I did "cheat" and use Hunts fine- diced tomatoes, drained slightly. Opening a can renders the recipe "really easy" as I hate to peel and core tomatoes. This salsa doesn't need to sit over night for the flavors to meld. In fact, I think the herbs paled a bit, and I preferred it same-day-fresh. While I thought it was just right, I did set out a bottle of California Hot Sauce for those among us who need the heat. I've been asked for the recipe repeatedly, and will make-and-take frequently. I wonder how it would taste with a little balsamic vinegar instead of white wine vinegar? Thanks, Sue.