Roasted Habanero Salsa from Hell

Recipe by Dancer
READY IN: 43mins
YIELD: 2 cs.




  • Combine tablespoon of olive oil and garlic and mix well.
  • Rub tomato halves with this mixture, sprinkle with salt and freshly cracked pepper and roast in 500-degree oven until they begin to take o some serious color, about 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Remove from oven, cool to room temperature and dice.
  • Meanwhile, grill habanero peppers over a medium-hot fire until slightly colored, 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Remove peppers from fire and mince.
  • Be very careful when working with this pepper.
  • Wear gloves when mincing it, and if you get any of the juice on your skin, wash it off with a mild bleach solution, which neutralizes the capsaicin.
  • Also, be sure not to rub your eyes while working with these peppers, and wash your hands well after you're done.
  • These little guys are incendiary.
  • In medium-size bowl, combine tomatoes, peppers, 1/4 cup olive oil, lime juice and cilantro, mix well, and prepare for takeoff.