Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

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

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.


Most Helpful

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.

Dubainy May 15, 2010

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