Salsa Fresca

Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

Salsa is never better than when made with fresh ripe summer tomatoes. From Martha Rose Shulman

Top Review by Dubainy

Excellent recipe with nice variations. Once secret I learned (cannot recall the source) is to dissolve the salt in the lemon or lime juice before you add it to the salsa. Try it - this simple step dramatically improves the flavor.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a bowl, toss together all the ingredients.
  2. Allow to stand at room temperature for 15 to 30 minutes so that the flavors will blend and ripen.
  3. **Salsa with Avocado—to the above salsa, add 1 small peeled avocado, diced small.
  4. **Salsa with Black Beans—to the above salsa (or the salsa with avocado), add one 15-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed.
  5. **Salsa with Corn—steam the kernels from 1 ear fresh corn for 5 minutes (on or off the cob), then refresh with cold water, and add to the above salsa.

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