Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Salsa Mexican Kitchen Sauce

4 Tomatoes
4 lg. Green chilies
1/2 Small Bell Pepper
4 Small green/yellow chilies
4 Cloves garlic (minced)
1/2 Bunch green onions
4 Sprigs cilantro
  This very basic salsa is made throughout Mexico as standard fare for all preparation of food. The common name is “salsa de la cocina” (kitchen sauce). What makes this so wonderful is that it is much higher in vitamin C than most foods and also high in vitamin A.
   1. Simply dice all ingredients and place in a bowl and allow to age for several hours. In Mexico it is accustomed to add some flat beer. It gives it a nice taste and helps preserve it. I add 1/4 teaspoon of ascorbic acid (vitamin C) powder. It keeps nicely for about 10 days. If you are going to keep it around longer add 1 tablespoon of virgin olive oil.

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