First, a confession I have been neglecting my food blog ::slaps hand wrist:: But, I am getting into a Summer routine and watch out, I have quite a few recipes to share with you.
Us Southerns are sweltering in the heat and humidity… at 7:30 this morning is was already 78 degrees. Don’t get me wrong… I am not complaining, I have a sick love for the heat and really all things Summer. This family likes to BBQ in the summer and I love a good salsa starter.
I must admit this is recipe is not mine, I did tweak it a touch but the bulk of it is thanks to The Pioneer Women. I need to gush for a moment, she is amazing. I kinda want to be her. Enough of that… onto Salsa.
Ok… on to the good stuff. Grab your food processor (for this recipe bigger is better), a big bowl, a wooden spoon, and these items.
::Do a little dance:: That’s right canned tomatoes::
Here’s your listed of needs.
1 28 oz can of Whole Peeled Tomatoes
1 can of Original Rotel
1 can of Mild Rotel
1 clove of minced garlic
1/4 of onion
1 seeded Jalapeno pepper
1/2 cup of chopped fresh cilantro
1/8 cup of sugar
1/4 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 whole lime juice
Next do this… aka dump everything in the bowl together.
My food processor makes a big ol’ mess if I do it all at once so I process it in 2 batches. Make sure to not over pulse it or it will be too runny. After a few pulses mix the batches back together. Make sure to stir it a few times to evenly distribute all the spices. And this last part is very important, do you hear me… I know you want to dig right in and all but don’t! It will taste even better in a few hours.
Now doesn’t that look divine?!?!