Source: Nestle® Very Best Meals

Lean Salsa
Sure it`s a cinch to buy a jar of salsa, but this recipe is almost as easy. It`s packed with punch and worth the minimal effort.
Serves: Varies
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: Varies


1 1/2 cup ORTEGA® Chiles Plain or Roasted*
1 teaspoon cumin
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon garlic
1 1/2 cup plum tomatoes
1 cup red onion
4 tablespoon cilantro
3 tablespoon lime juice**
1 teaspoon sugar

*Recommended chile combination: 2 tablespoons diced jalapeno pepper, 2/3 cup diced pablano chile (1 chile), 3 tablespoon sweet Anaheim chile (1 chile), 2/3 cup diced sweet red pepper (1 pepper)

**Fresh squeezed, preferably


COMBINE all the above ingredients, except the cilantro and refrigerate covered for at least one hour.

ADD freshly chopped cilantro 15 minutes prior to serving .

SERVE as a side dish/sauce for grilled chicken or with baked tortilla chips