Saturday, April 27, 2013


What is the difference between SALSA and a SALAD? Salsa is a condiment, a  mixture of tomatoes, peppers, onions, etc... While Salad is a side dish or can be an entire meal.  More on leafy greens and sometimes toppings.

Here is my simple recipe I've learn from FINE COOKING, what my family adore while watching movie with corn chips.



  • 2 Green tomatoes (about 1/2 lb. each), sliced 1/2 inch thick
  • 1 medium jalapeño
  • 2 ripe red tomatoes (about 6 oz. each)
  • 1/2 small onion, chopped
  • 1 Tbs. olive oil
  • 1 Tbs. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Tbs. minced fresh oregano or mint leaves
  • Pinch of granulated sugar
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper.


Heat a broiler to high or prepare a hot charcoal fire.  
Broil or grill the green tomatoes (about 4 mins per side)until seared but not soft; chop them coarsely.

Broil or grill the jalapeño until blackened, seal it in a paper bag for 5 mins. and let steam. 

Peel and seed it; mince the flesh.
Halve the red tomatoes, squeeze out the juice, and coarsely chop the flesh.

In a medium bowl, combine the green and red tomatoes, the jalapeño, onion, olive oil, lemon juice, oregano or mint, and sugar; add salt and pepper to taste.

Mix well, taste, and adjust the seasonings.
Yields 2 cups.

why green tomatoes?

Green tomatoes, with their light flavor and juicy but firm texture, are incredibly versatile vegetables that respond well to any number of cooking techniques.~ FINE COOKING

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