Tomato Salsa

I read that Southern Californians are having a hard time with their tomatoes. Up here in the middle I’m having the best season I’ve ever had. Just one plant seems to have dried up for some reason. I’ll have to check the variety. I know it was a new one. But my Better Boys and Beefsteaks and Early Girls are going whole hog and taste fantastic. During tomato season, I almost always have a bowl of salsa in the frig.

2 cups tomatoes, chopped
1 small onion, diced (1/2 to 3/4 cup)
lots of fresh chopped cilantro (2-3 Tbs)
2 Tbs lime juice
salt to taste (1/4 to 1/2 tsp?)
2-3 minced garlic cloves (optional, I add garlic to everything)

I don’t put jalapeno in my salsa very often. When I do, I’d add maybe 1 small pepper minced.

Sometimes I add some green onion. Sometimes I don’t have lime juice. Definitely always tomatoes, salt, cilantro.

Mix this all up and let it sit 30 minutes.



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