Introduction: Home Made Salsa Recipe

About: I am married with two children. Spring, summer, and fall are my very favorite times of the year. I enjoy working in the yard, sewing, cooking, quilting, gardening, and creating. I do this to keep my sanity.
I was delighted when my son-law-law brought home a salsa recipe from work that he likes because, I entered it into the Mexican food contest. He made it a few times and I decided to tweak it using fresh produce instead of so many canned ingredients. My daughter and I made it this way instead. It was so much tastier! I hope you like it as much as we do!

Step 1: Ingredients and Utensils

What you will need:

1 28 oz Can Del Monte whole peeled tomatoesremoving 3 of the tomatoes and 1/8 cup of the juice
2 Cans Herdez Salsa Casera 7 oz ( I think Ro*tel will work for this recipe as a substitute if you can't find Herdez).
1 Can sliced black olives
3 seeded and diced serrano peppers
3 -4 diced green onions or 1/4 cup diced yellow onion
5-8 Cherry tomatoes or more if you like
3 small red, orange, and yellow bell peppers
3-4 Mashed garlic cloves
1/4 Cup diced cilantro 
1/2 Cup fresh or frozen corn kernels
Juice from 1 lime
1 teaspoon salt not shown 
Blender, knife, measuring cups,and mixing bowl.

Step 2: Wash and Dice

Wash and dice vegetables:

Dice tomatoes, onions, cilantro 
Mash garlic
De seed and dice peppers
Juice lime

Step 3: Blend Tomatoes

Blend the canned tomatoes and pour into a bowl.

Step 4: Combine Ingredients

Add the rest of the ingredients to the blended tomatoes:

Add the diced vegetables, Herdez salsa, olives, corn, lime juice, salt, and garlic to the blended tomatoes and mix.
Garnish with lime and cilantro if desired.

Step 5: Sunshiine's Final Thoughts

We all liked this salsa much better. We eat it with chips and top tacos with it. My son-in-law likes it on his steak! I hope you give it a try. I am going to try this recipe using Rol-tel next time, just for kicks. 

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