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Fresh Salsa

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Fresh Salsa


  • 1 green pepper
  • 2 pounds ripe local tomatoes
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • 1 jalapeno pepper or other hot pepper (optional)
  • 1 clove garlic (optional)
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Remove seeds from green and jalapeno peppers. Chop the green pepper, jalapeno, and onion and place in a large bowl. Dice the tomatoes, removing the stem and hard center and add to green pepper mixture. Finely chop cilantro and garlic. Mix all ingredients in your large bowl. Add salt and pepper to taste.


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