Salsa Fresca

Fresh ingredients make this simple Salsa Fresca recipe a hit. Great with tortilla chips or your favorite Mexican dish.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
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Total Time 15 mins
Course Appetizer, Dips
Cuisine Mexican, Tex-Mex
Servings 1 bowl


  • 2 medium tomatoes, about 2 cups chopped
  • 1/2 small onion, about 1/2 cup chopped
  • 1 jalapeƱo pepper + seeds, minced
  • 1 lime. fresh squeezed
  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro leaves. minced
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and pressed or minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • dash of pepper


  • Mix all ingredients in a non-metal bowl. Let stand 5 minutes. Hand chop and mince ingredients or pulse them in a food processor. Transfer to a serving dish and top with whole cilantro leaves as garnish. Serve with tortilla chips or your favorite Mexican dish.
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