Apr 042011
 

After our missed week last week due to our busy spring weekend, we’re back sharing our menu and favorite recipes. Salsa is one of the easiest and most versatile recipes we’ve ever made. It’s basically a combination of fruits and veggies chopped and combined with spices. Why do so many people shy away from making their own? You control the quality and taste so every batch is perfect. You do not need a food processor to make salsa but it sure makes it a lot faster.

Fresh Salsa
 
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Recipe type: Condiment
Ingredients
  • 8 lbs tomatoes
  • 8 jalapenos
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp onion powder
  • ¼ tsp season all
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
Instructions
  1. Finely chop tomatoes, red onion, jalapenos, and cilantro by hand or use a
  2. food processor for faster processing.
  3. Add to a large food storage container.
  4. Stir in salt, garlic powder, onion powder, season all and lemon juice.

Due to the new layout, the guacamole recipe was moved.

Weekly Menu

I haven’t matched items to days again but I think this works out a little easier for us. We select the dinners and then select a few days at a time. This also allows us to use fresh veggies more often with our meals. So here’s a few meals we have picked for this week.

Lunches:
Sandwich (twice)
Leftovers
Quesadillas

Dinners:
Orange chicken
Stir Fry
French Dip
Burgers
Pizza

This post is linked at Menu Plan Monday and Mouthwatering Monday.

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Author: Angi

Angi grew up in southern Arizona but now lives in central New Mexico with her husband, two sons and two dogs. She creates, she designs, and she loves to ramble on about anything. When not doing those, she can be found slaving over the kitchen stove cooking for her family, curled up with a good book or watching any one of her favorite TV shows. Follow Angi on Twitter. Angelia Embler

  6 Responses to “Fresh Salsa”

  1. […] first thing we did was make a huge batch of salsa then the following night we used our food processor to chop up all remaining onions (we used a […]

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  3. […] take chips, melt cheese on them and top it with seasoned ground beef, diced tomatoes, green onions, fresh salsa, guacamole, and sour […]

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