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Jalapeno Pepper Salsa
The variety of salsas that exist in the Mexican recipe book is almost limitless. Change the type of chili, use a herb or different spice or simply make it with another preparation technique and from each salsa numerous variations can be obtained.
This is a salsa that is prepared roasted. In this case the jalapeno peppers are roasted, along with the common ingredients of a typical Mexican salsa (garlic, onion, tomato). The salsa will give us an unlimited freshness with a characteristic roasted flavor . Furthermore it is seasoned with a mixture of cumin and oregano, that enhance even more the aromas of all the ingredients.
This is a tasty and spicy table salsa that can serve for almost any dish. It can be used in a breakfast of eggs and refried beans. It can also be put on appetizers like quesadillas , flautas , sincronizadas , etc. – or in some good chicken or beef tacos; even in a burrito.
About the Recipe
In this preparation you will only roast and blend; anyone can prepare it.
In the recipe 4 jalapeno peppers are used, if you think that it will be a very spicy salsa for you reduce the number of chilies.
- The salsa is seasoned with cumin and oregano, which have to be used in their dried version.
In maximum 10 minutes, the salsa will be ready.
With this recipe 2 cups of salsa are obtained.
Ingredients 4 Jalapeno Peppers (2.1 oz)3 Tomatoes (21.1 oz)1 Onion (5.2 oz)2 Garlic cloves (.2 oz)
1/2 teaspoon of Cumin
1/2 teaspoon of Oregano1/2 tablespoon of Salt
Cookware 1 Griddle1 Blender1 Measuring Cup1 Cutting Board1 Tongs1 Knife
Halve 1 onion.
Put on a griddle over medium heat:
- The Onion that was cut.
- 4 Jalapeno Peppers.
- 3 Tomatoes.
- 2 Garlic cloves.
Roast the chilies and the garlics for about 2 minutes and the onion and the tomatoes for about 5 minutes, until all their sides are moderately roasted; move them regularly with some tongs.
||It is better to work with the onion halved because it roasts much better.
Transfer from the griddle to a blender, with the tongs, all the ingredients that were roasted.
- Also add in the blender:
- 1/2 teaspoon of Cumin.
1/2 teaspoon of Oregano.
- 1/2 cup of Water (4.2 fl oz).
- 1/2 tablespoon of Salt.
Blend very well the ingredients.
Tip: The jalapeno pepper is also known as cuaresmeno pepper . Try the cuaresmenos creamy dressing , it will give a a refreshing and spicy touch to your salads.
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