Make this simple salsa that's bursting with flavor in your Vitamix or high-powered blender.
Author: Peter | Simple Nourished Living
1jalapeño pepper, cut in half with seeds removed
1/4cupfresh cilantro leaves
1teaspoonfresh lemon juice
6Roma (plum) tomatoes, quartered
Add the half onion, jalapeño halves, cilantro leaves, lemon juice, salt and 6 tomato quarters to the Vitamix container in the order listed.
Secure the lid. Set machine to Variable I and blend for 10 - 15 seconds, using the tamper to press ingredients down into the blades, as needed.
Stop the blender and add the remaining 18 tomato quarters. Blend salsa to desired consistency - chunky will only take a few seconds, while smooth may take up to 20 additional seconds.
Serve immediately. Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week.
Easily control the level of heat in this salsa by tossing in additional jalapeño peppers. The heat from chiles is usually found around the seeds and ribs of the pepper, which we've removed.If you like your salsa spicy, feel free to include some, or all, of the seeds.Using only one jalapeño and removing all the seeds, I'd say this salsa recipe (as written) is on the mild side.Serving size: 1/4 cup0*SmartPoints (Green plan)0*SmartPoints (Blue plan)0*SmartPoints (Purple plan)0*PointsPlus (Old plan)
California Fresh Blender Salsa
Amount Per Serving (1 /4 cup)
% Daily Value*
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.