Simple Salsa

Simple Salsa

This is a delicious condiment that helps you get your daily servings of vegetables. It’s chock full of lycopene, the powerful antioxidant pigment that makes tomatoes red and has many benefits, including helping gingivitis and periodontitis.
This fresh salsa recipe comes from Ángela, our Spanish Social Media and Program Coordinator.
Simple Salsa
4.38 from 8 votes
Course Condiment
Difficulty Moderate
Daily Dozen


  • 9 vine tomatoes
  • 1 serrano pepper
  • 1 medium yellow bell pepper
  • ½ medium red onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • juice of 1/2 fresh lemon
  • pinch of black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon date syrup optional
  • cilantro, to taste optional


  • Roughly chop all ingredients and transfer to a food processor. Process until salsa is mostly smooth, leaving a bit of texture.
  • Add salsa to a pot and cook on medium heat for 15 minutes. Let cool in the pan and then move to the fridge to chill and set before serving.


This salsa goes well with our Easy Veggie Tacos
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