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The tomato is an essential ingredient of the Mexican salsas. In this occasion the tomato is the protagonist and is mixed with serrano peppers and other ingredients to achieve a salsa that is fresh, spicy and with slight sweet notes .
The tomato and serrano pepper salsa is perfect to accompany a tasty shredded beef , some chorizo and potato tostadas or some tacos al carbon – or simply put it on the table and you will see how is used in many dishes.
About the Recipe
In this preparation you are going to cut, roast and blend –
you won’t have any complication
This salsa is
moderately spicy, if you want to reduce the hotness just use 2 serrano peppers.
Use fresh coriander in the recipe because it gives more flavor than in its dried version.
preparation time is of 10 minutes.
The recipe is given for
Ingredients 3 Tomatoes (21.1 oz) 3 Serrano Peppers (.8 oz) 1/4 of an Onion (1.2 oz) 2 Garlic cloves (.2 oz)
2 Coriander sprigs (.7 oz)
1/2 tablespoon of Salt
Cookware 1 Griddle 1 Blender 1 Bowl 1 Cutting Board 1 Tongs 1 Mixing Spatula 1 Knife
Put on a griddle over medium heat:
3 Serrano Peppers.
Roast the serrano peppers for about 2 minutes and the tomatoes for about 5 minutes, until all their sides are moderately roasted; move them regularly with some tongs.
The ingredients are roasted so the salsa has . more flavor
Transfer from the griddle to a blender, with the tongs, all the ingredients that were roasted. Also add in the blender:
2 Garlic cloves.
1/2 tablespoon of Salt.
Blend very well the ingredients and reserve.
Finely chop 1/4 of an onion and 2 coriander sprigs. Upon completion put them in a bowl.
Pour in the bowl the mixture that was blended and
mix very well the tomato and serrano pepper salsa with a mixing spatula.
Deliciously fresh and spicy