Homemade Basil Tomato Salsa
  • Servings: 5 cups
  • Preparation Time: 20
  • 3 cups chopped tomatoes (approx. 3-5 tomatoes small-medium tomatoes)
  • 1/2 cup chopped red or green sweet pepper (optional)
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • 1 clove garlic (or 1 garlic scape), minced (optional)
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh basil (or cilantro) - you may want a bit more- up to 1/2 cup
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 4 teaspoons chopped fresh jalapeno pepper (including seeds)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  1. Stir the tomatoes, green bell pepper, onion, basil, lime juice, jalapeƱo pepper, cumin, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Serve.
FEATURING: Tomatoes, jalapeno pepper, onions, garlic & bell pepper (optional), and basil. Quick, simple, and delicious- a perfect summer side dish! Make it with basil or cilantro (if you prefer a more traditional taste). If you have time, put aside for 1 hour before eating to give more time for the flavours to blend. You can easily half this recipe if you have less tomatoes.