Salsa Mexicana Recipe

Looking for an easy Salsa Mexicana recipe? Learn how to make Salsa Mexicana using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by schett

Makes 1 serving



Makes 1 1/2 cups, serving 12 as part of a party

Recipe Ingredients for Salsa Mexicana

1/2 medium white onion, chopped into 1/4-inch pieces
1 peppers, Hot green chiles, to taste (usually 1 to 2 serranos or 1 small jalapeņo), stemmed, seeded (if you wish) and finely chop
12 ounces tomatoes, (about 2 medium-small round or 4 to 5 plum) red-ripe, chopped into 1/4-inch pieces
2 tablespoons cilantro (loosely packed) chopped fresh (thick bottom stems cut off)
2 tablespoons lime juice, fresh

Recipe Directions for Salsa Mexicana

Scoop the onion into a strainer, rinse under cold tap water, shake off the excess and transfer to a medium bowl. Add the green chile, tomatoes, cilantro and lime. Stir well, taste and season with salt, usually about 1/2 teaspoon. Cover and refrigerate until you are ready to serve.
Categories

Appetizers

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 428.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
92
Calories from Fat
7
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
0.8g
1%
Saturated Fat
0.1g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
21mg
1%
Potassium
934mg
27%
Total Carbohydrates
21.2g
7%
Dietary Fiber
5.2g
21%
Sugars
11.8g
Protein
3.8g
Vitamin A 60% Vitamin C 95%
Calcium 5% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in potassium
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
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