Grilled Salsa

Allergies & Asthma October 5, 2020
Grilled Salsa

Whether you’re growing tomatoes at home or buying them from the store, this homemade salsa recipe is a great way to enjoy fresh summer produce. And by grilling your veggies you’ll get a deeper, smokey flavor you might only think possible from store-bought salsa.

Ingredients

  • 6 Roma tomatoes (or combination)
  • 2 jalapeño peppers (1 for mild)
  •  2 garlic cloves
  • 1 green pepper
  • ½ red onion
  • ¼ cup cilantro
  • Juice from ½ a lime
  • ¼ tsp paprika
  • ¼ tsp chili powder
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat. Place the tomatoes, peppers, onion and garlic on the grill. Grill 8-10 minutes, turning vegetables every few minutes until the vegetables are charred.
  2. Remove vegetables from grill and allow to cool until able to handle. Remove skins and seeds from peppers. Consider wearing gloves when handling jalapeños.
  3. Add vegetables and remaining ingredients to a food processor. Pulse until salsa is desired consistency. May chop ingredients by hand for chunky salsa.
  4. Serve with tortilla chips or your favorite recipe.
  5. Consume within five days.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 27 kcal
  • Fat: <1 g
  • Protein: 1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 6 g
    • Fiber: 2 g
  • Sodium: 5 mg
  • Potassium: 281 mg

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