The best tomatoes to use for any tomato sauce, dip, soup, casserole or stew are italian plum tomatoes.
If you can find them in your local farmers market or supermarket, buy a few and make this salsa dip recipe. Italian tomatoes add an intense flavour. Just make sure they are ripe and very red.
Green chillies are not as hot as red. Depending on how hot and spicy you like your food, adjust the recommended amount of chillies in this recipe.
Ingredients for Salsa Dip Recipe
4-6 fresh fully ripe tomatoes
2 garlic cloves
1 medium onion or 2 spring onions
Handful of fresh coriander
1 tbsp finely chopped parsley
Preparing the Salsa Dip Recipe
Using a blender
Finely chop the tomatoes, onion, coriander and parsley.
Slit the chilli length ways and scrape the seeds out with a knife and chop finely. Use a piece of kitchen towel to hold the chilli while cutting it, you won't get the hot sap on your fingers. If you rub your eyes with chilli sap on your fingers it will burn.
Add the chopped tomatoes to the blender and pulse for a few seconds.
Crush the garlic into the blender.
Add the onion and chilli, pulse again for 10 seconds
Now add the coriander and parsley.
Pulse until all the ingredients are well mixed together.
Finely chop all the ingredients except the garlic which needs to be crushed. Rremember to deseed the chilli before chopping.
Mix well in a bowl, cover and put in the fridge to let the flavours mix together.
You can serve Salsa Dip with so many healthy meals and snacks.
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