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Fresh Salsa
Total : 15 min


    6 tomatoes, preferably Roma (or 3 large tomatoes)
    ½ medium onion, finely chopped
    1 clove garlic, finely minced
    2 serrano or jalapeño peppers, finely chopped
    3 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
    juice of 1 lime
    1/8 teaspoon oregano, finely crushed
    1/8 teaspoon salt
    1/8 teaspoon pepper
    ½ avocado, diced (black skin)


    1. Combine all of the ingredients in a glass bowl.
    2. Serve immediately or refrigerate and serve within 4 or 5 hours.
Exchange: 1 vegetable
Carbohydrate Units: 0
Nutrition Facts
Servings per Recipe:
8 ½-cup servings
 Amount Per Serving
 Calories 37      Calories from Fat 2
% Daily Value 
3% Total Fat 2g
0% Cholesterol   0mg
2% Sodium   43mg
2% Total Carbohydrate   5g
8%   Dietary Fiber   2g
0%   Sugars   0g
2% Protein   1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs: