Friday July 19th 2019

Fresh Mexican Salsa

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Rating: 2.9/5 (13 votes cast)

Recipe: Fresh Mexican Salsa

Summary: Enjoy this delicious Mexican salsa recipe, fresca style!


  • 5 – 10 Fresh jalapeno (small, green, very hot) chiles
  • 5 – 10 Fresh guero (small, yellow, very hot) chiles
  • 2 – 5 Fresh Anaheim chiles (long, green, mild)
  • 10 – 12 Medium-sized tomatoes
  • 2 onions
  • 4 Garlic cloves
  • 1 Large bunch cilantro
  • 1/2 tbsp Beef bouillon powder
  • 1 tsp Lemon juice


  1. Wash all chiles and tomatoes and remove stems.
  2. In a large Dutch oven, place chiles and tomatoes in about one inch water.
  3. Bring to boil and simmer for two to three minutes.
  4. Remove from stove and cool for a few minutes.
  5. When you can handle the chile mixture, drain off about half the water and mince, by hand or in the food processor.
  6. Put all minced chiles and tomatoes in a large bowl.
  7. Dice onions and garlic in food processor and stir into chile mixture.
  8. Wash cilantro and cut off the longest portion of the stems.
  9. Dice remaining part of the plant in the food processor.
  10. Stir into salsa.Add lemon juice and bouillon.
  11. Stir well.
  12. Place in quart size jars and refrigerate.
  13. Depending on quantities of chiles and tomatoes you use, this should make two to three jars of salsa.
  14. It’s best if refrigerated at least 8-12 hours and will keep for several days in the refrigerator.

Quick notes

Courtesy of Ann Hazard

Number of servings (yield): 12

Culinary tradition: Mexican

Fresh Mexican Salsa, 2.9 out of 5 based on 13 ratings
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