Simple fresh Salsa

Use what you have, there is no mystery to salsa so adjust the ingredients accordingly. Salsa can be very colorful or monochromatic, depending on the veggies you choose and it is easily reduced or expanded to meet your needs.

  • 5 med-large tomatoes                                         
  •  juice of 1 lime or lemon 
  • 2 bell peppers diced                                            
  • 2 tsp. vinegar
  • small onion and  2-4 garlic cloves minced
  • 2+ Tbs. chopped cilantro to taste
  • 1 hot pepper, seeded and minced
  • basil and oregano are good too!
  • 1tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbs. olive oil

Core tomatoes, cut crosswise and squeeze out seeds.  Dice.  Combine all ingredients except the oil and let stand for 30 minutes.  Drain off excess juice and stir in oil.

I made a fresh salsa of a tomato, 2 peaches, a little onion, a small chili, and some lime juice and had it with grilled pork chops. It would have been great with salmon too.


About stillmansfarm

Stillman's Farm® is a family owned farm in Massachusetts. We currently operate at two locations: a greenhouse/retail business in Lunenburg, and the majority of vegetable production in New Braintree. Glenn Stillman started the business in Lunenburg over 20 years ago and now enjoys the promise of the next generation further expanding the very diverse enterprise. The farm also has several Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs established in Boston, Lunenburg, Jamaica Plain, Brookline, New Braintree and the Southborough/Framingham area. In addition, the Stillman's trucks have become a fixture at the Boston Area Farmer's Markets. Our Philosophy Most of Stillman's produce is grown without chemicals. For a few crops this simply is not feasible. For these particular crops, we participate in the State Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program. This entails systematic scouting of fields, protection of beneficial insects, bio-controls, and well-timed applications of only the safest pesticides. With growing concern about genetically modified organisms (GMO), as a patron you can be confident that none of the produce we grow have been engineered, in fact, we often experiment with many heirloom varieties! Conscientiously Grown® The combination of no pesticides, good cultivation management, and IPM practices allows us to offer the widest possible selection of fruit and vegetable varieties and be a thriving sustainable farm. We have developed our own label, "conscientiously grown" to convey our commitment to the safety of our environment, family and customers. All of our hormone free, pasture raised meats carry a conscientiously grown label too!
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  1. Pingback: CSA Week 10, 2013 | Stillmans Farm Blog

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