It’s time for tomatoes

As one vendor put it, it’s Tomatopalooza!  Tomatoes are taking over the Market – standard hybrids – Big Boy and Early Girl, multi-colored heirlooms in a variety of shapes and sizes – Cherokee Purple,Brandywine or Mr. Stripey, and cherry tomatoes too.  They are everywhere!  So this week, I think I will post some tomato recipes to enjoy.  I’ll start with a basic, easy fresh salsa.  It’s simple to make and should keep for a few days in the fridge.  Break away from the chips and try it on grilled chicken or a burger.

salsa fresco

  • 3 ripe tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • ½ cup red onion
  • 2 jalapeño peppers, seeded and diced fine
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • juice of 1 fresh lime
  • salt to taste

Combine ingredients and refrigerate for a few hours before serving so that the flavors will combined.

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