Recipe Sifter

  • Start Here
    • Course
    • Main Ingredient
    • Cuisine
    • Preparation
    • Occasion
    • Diet
    • Nutrition

Select () or exclude () categories to narrow your recipe search.


As you select categories, the number of matching recipes will update.

Make some selections to begin narrowing your results.
  • Calories
  • Amount per serving
    1. Total Fat
    2. Saturated Fat
    3. Polyunsat. Fat
    4. Monounsat. Fat
    5. Trans Fat
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium
  • Potassium
  • Total Carbohydrates
    1. Dietary Fiber
    2. Sugars
  • Protein
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin E
  • Magnesium
  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Find exactly what you're looking for with the web's most powerful recipe filtering tool.

    You are in: Home / Recipes / Salsa Del Lopez Recipe
    Lost? Site Map

    Salsa Del Lopez

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr 20 mins

    20 mins

    1 hr

    Lilith70's Note:

    This is the recipe for salsa that I make pretty much all the time. It's based on the method that my mother-in-law (a lovely Mexican lady from Laredo, Texas) taught me during the course of her "Here's How to Please My Son" lectures. Being the foodie that I am, I had to alter it, but I came upon the perfect mix here. Decrease or increase the number of peppers in this salsa to adjust the heat. As this recipe stands, it will produce a medium-hot salsa. Remember: Stripes mean heat on jalepenos, but the real power is in the seeds. Removing the seeds before preparation will take away a lot of heat but leave a lot of flavor. Wearing exam gloves (available from your local drug store) will take away the fear of rubbing your eyes or other sensitive areas.

    • Save to Recipe Box

    • Add to Grocery List

    • Print

    • Email

    My Private Note


    Serves: 16



    Units: US | Metric


    1. 1
      Core and quarter the tomatoes. Skin the onion and cut into eighths. Cut the tops off of the peppers, and then quarter them lengthwise.
    2. 2
      Place all cut ingredients plus the garlic in a large heavy pot.
    3. 3
      Sprinkle with salt according to your tastes, add the lime juice, and pour in just enough water to leave a half- to a quarter-inch of the ingredients sticking out.
    4. 4
      Bring to a boil, then reduce to medium-low heat and simmer uncovered for 45-60 minutes or longer. The ingredients will break down a bit and the liquid should be reduced by a quarter to a third.
    5. 5
      High elevation cooking (over 3000 feet): After boiling, reduce to medium heat and cook for roughly the same amount of time. High air pressure will tend to mean longer cooking time.
    6. 6
      Remove pot from heat and let stand until a manageable temperature. Run batches through a food processor or similar device on quick pulses, just enough to break up the large pieces into edible bits.
    7. 7
      Traditionally, salsa is served warm at the table. Because of the volume produced here, you can refrigerate what you aren't currently eating, can it in jars, or freeze it in bags. Properly canned salsa should last for three months or so in the pantry.

    Ratings & Reviews:


    Nutritional Facts for Salsa Del Lopez

    Serving Size: 1 (92 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 16

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 21.2
    Calories from Fat 1
    Total Fat 0.2 g
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 7.3 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 4.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.2 g
    Sugars 2.3 g
    Protein 0.9 g

    Ideas from


    Everything Holidays

    Make this season merry, bright and manageable with our easy ideas.

    Advertisement Network of Sites

    • Mexican Recipes
    • Chinese Recipes
    • Australian Recipes
    • Breakfast Recipes
    • Greek Recipes
    • Restaurant Recipes
    • Italian Recipes
    • Christmas Recipes
    • Thanksgiving Recipes
    • Southern Recipes
    • Dessert Recipes
    • Deep Fried Recipes
    • Thai Recipes
    • Low Cholesterol Recipes
    • Indian Recipes
    • Healthy Recipes
    • Meatloaf Recipes