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Quick and Easy Spicy Salsa

Quick and Easy Spicy Salsa

This healthy and delicious spicy salsa recipe comes together in just 20 minutes. It will keep in the refrigerator for several days, so you can double the recipe to enjoy with your favorite Mexican or Tex-Mex dishes or as a snack with your favorite tortilla chips.

Ingredients for this Recipe :

  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 medium yellow onion, diced small
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, diced small
  • 1 medium jalapeno, finely chopped
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 2 large tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 tsp dried Mexican oregano
  • 1/4 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/4 – 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2½ tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 2-3 tbsp fresh cilantro, finely chopped

How to Make Spicy Salsa :

Step One:

Heat olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion, bell pepper, and jalapeno and season with salt and black pepper, to taste. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the onion and peppers become soft, around 4-5 minutes.

Step Two:

Add tomatoes, Mexican oregano, smoked paprika, crushed red pepper flakes, and water. Stir to combine and reduce heat to medium-low. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, for another 4-5 minutes.

Step Three:

Remove from heat and set aside to cool for a few minutes. Once slightly cool, puree mixture with an immersion blender, leaving slightly chunky, or transfer to a regular blender or food processor and pulse a couple of times until just blended.

Step Four:

Transfer this vegan salsa to a bowl and stir in fresh lime juice and cilantro. Season with additional salt and black pepper, if desired. Serve immediately or cover and place in the refrigerator until ready to use. Enjoy!

Homemade salsa recipe

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Quick and Easy Spicy Salsa

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Appetizer American, Mexican
Serves: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes

You can have this spicy salsa in just 20 minutes, delicious, healthy, and packed with different flavors, just Serve this vegan salsa with your favorite tortilla chips

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 medium yellow onion, diced small
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, diced small
  • 1 medium jalapeno, finely chopped
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 2 large tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 tsp dried Mexican oregano
  • 1/4 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/4 - 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2½ tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 2-3 tbsp fresh cilantro, finely chopped

Instructions

1

Heat olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion, bell pepper, and jalapeno and season with salt and black pepper, to taste. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the onion and peppers become soft, around 4-5 minutes.

2

Add tomatoes, Mexican oregano, smoked paprika, crushed red pepper flakes, and water. Stir to combine and reduce heat to medium-low. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, for another 4-5 minutes.

3

Remove from heat and set aside to cool for a few minutes. Once slightly cool, puree mixture with an immersion blender, leaving slightly chunky, or transfer to a regular blender or food processor and pulse a couple of times until just blended.

4

Transfer salsa to a bowl and stir in fresh lime juice and cilantro. Season with additional salt and black pepper, if desired. Serve immediately or cover and place in the refrigerator until ready to use. Enjoy!

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