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5 Minute Salsa

I am not one to turn down chips and salsa!  I mean, who can?  Whenever we eat out at a Mexican restaurant, I typically ruin my meal by overeating those salty and crispy chips along with that flavorful salsa.  And don’t even get me started on guacamole!!! 

This salsa is a family favorite!  So easy and simple to make and oh so delicious!  | My Name Is Snickerdoodle

I am not a fan, however, of jarred salsa.  Maybe it’s just because I’ve never found the right blend or brand, but I’d much rather take 5 minutes and just make my own.  And yes, I said 5 minutes!  Okay, more like 8 because sometimes I can’t work my own can opener, but this is pretty dang quick salsa! 

This salsa is a family favorite!  It only takes 5 minutes to make and oh so delicious!  | My Name Is Snickerdoodle

Everyone, and I mean everyone who I serve this to is over the moon for this salsa.  I remember I made it years ago and took it to a family dinner with all of my extended family.  One of my uncles parked himself in front of that bowl and just kept digging in.  He asked me what I put in it and when I got to the cilantro, he paused and replied, “I HATE cilantro!”  Then he kept on eating it because it’s THAT good!  

Completely irresistable, easy and quick to make!  5 Minute Salsa | My Name Is Snickerdoodle
5 Minute Salsa | My Name Is Snickerdoodle

Salsa
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Makes  6 cups

3 (14oz) cans petite diced tomatoes, drained
1 (14oz) can stewed tomatoes with celery, onion and bell pepper
1 (8oz) can tomato sauce
1 (8oz) can diced green chilies
1 green bell pepper, stem and seeds removed, quartered
2 large garlic cloves
4 green onions, green and white part thinly sliced
1 small bunch cilantro
2 tsp salt
2 tsp sugar

In a food processor (or blender) pulse together 2 cans petite diced tomatoes, stewed tomatoes, tomato sauce, green chilies, bell pepper, garlic cloves, 2 green onions, cilantro, salt and sugar.  Make sure your bell pepper and garlic are finely chopped.  Pour into a large bowl and stir in 1 can petite diced tomatoes and remaining 2 green onions.  Serve immediately.  Store in an airtight container and keep refrigerated.  It will last about 2 weeks in the fridge if it’s not already gone by then!

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9 Comments

  • Reply
    Jan Lipi
    September 6, 2014 at 9:14 pm

    Yummm … I make one similar to this but do not use the green pepper … might need to try that next time!

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      amygirly@gmail.com
      September 6, 2014 at 11:17 pm

      The green pepper really does bring it to a whole other level!

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    Lolly Jane
    September 7, 2014 at 9:38 pm

    My kinda salsa!!

  • Reply
    Kelly Rowe
    September 8, 2014 at 4:22 pm

    Hi Amy! This sounds dee-lish!!

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    Blair Lonergan
    September 9, 2014 at 9:54 am

    This looks like something out of a restaurant, and I love that it's only a 5-minute recipe! Delicious. Pinned and tweeted!

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      amygirly@gmail.com
      September 9, 2014 at 7:27 pm

      Thanks for spreading the word! I know you're going to love it!

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    Erin @ Strawberry Mommycakes
    September 19, 2014 at 10:59 pm

    I'm always looking for an awesome salsa recipe! Looks amazing! Thanks for linking up to Friday Finds 🙂

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      amygirly@gmail.com
      September 20, 2014 at 2:28 am

      Salsa recipes are like chocolate chip cookie recipes…you can never have enough! I sure hope you love it as much as I do!

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