Sure I used to eat jarred salsa when I was a kid, I think I even liked it, but once I found out how easy it was to make my own I have been doing it ever since. Simple, fresh and delicious, try making your own for this weeks taco night.
Gather your ingredients:
3 ripe tomatoes , cut into quarters
1 T lime juice
3/4 of a medium sized, red onion (ratio of tomatoes to onion should be about 3 to 1), cut into quarters
1/2 jalapeno, sliced (I used 1/2 because this was a big one from my garden, use as much as you want depending of your spice tolerance)
2T of fresh cilantro
Add tomatoes, lime juice, onion, and jalapeno to a food processor, pulse until chopped and combined, add cilantro and salt and do about 4 more quick pulses.
Pour into a bowl and let sit at room temp at least 15 min before serving.
That was easy, now don’t even clean up, were making Guacamole.
Cut 3 Avocados in half, remove pit and scoop into food processor (its ok if there is some salsa left in it)
add 1/2 cup of your already prepared salsa
add 1/2 tsp lime juice
salt and pepper to taste
Pulse ingredients until smooth and incorporated
Voila, now you have homemade guacamole too. Serve guacamole immediately or cover tightly and put into the refrigerator,