Tomato, Jalapeno & Cilantro Salsa

Great served as a dip, side or salad dressing!  This fresh summery salsa blends in seconds to add a bright, spicy kick that elevates the most simplistic salads, grains and proteins.  

  • Prep 5 mins
  • Cook Time 0
  • Difficulty Low
  • Servingapprox. ¾ cup
  • Plant Protein

    Recipes with plant protein-rich ingredients.  Examples of plant-based high protein foods include; quinoa, teff, millet, wild rice, oats, buckwheat, amaranth, sorghum, wheat, nuts, seeds, hemp seeds, peas, beans, lentils, legumes, soy, tofu & tempeh, broccoli, brussels, spinach, kale, mushrooms, nutritional yeast.

  • Anti Oxidants

    Anti-oxidant are phytonutrients that can help slow & prevent cellular damage from free radicals that can cause disease. Many plants contain anti-oxidants.

  • Vitamin E

    Vitamin E is a fat-soluble antioxidant nutrient that helps our body fight and prevent disease.  Vitamin E and supports healthy growth of skin, hair, brain, hormone and cellular functions

  • Magnesium
  • Vitamin B's

Ingredients

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  • 1 large | 2 cups tomato - rough chop
  • 1 garlic clove
  • ½-1 jalapeno* - rough chop
  • 1 cup cilantro - roughly chop
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar | lime juice
  • 1 tsp sea salt

Method

Tomato, Jalapeno & Cilantro Salsa

 

BLEND all ingredients to form a fresh salsa style sauce.

 

TASTE adjust to your tastes – adding jalapeno + salt + lime to taste. 

 

SERVE drizzled over salads like our Zucchini, Snap Pea & Black Bean Salad.  As a dip w/ crudite or tortilla chips.  As a side for our Corn & Black Bean Tacos or our Smoky Roasted Black Bean & Mushroom Tacos

 

STORE in the fridge covered.  It keeps well for a day or two; give it a good stir before serving.

Tips + Suggestions

JALAPENO – spice level can vary widely – slice & add little by little or taste a slice before adding, so you know how spicy your jalapeno is before blending.

 

SWAP fresh tomatoes for diced canned ones if you like.

 

SWAP Cilantro for Basil, add other herbs like chives, parsley, oregano, thyme, garlic chives, fennel, scallions.