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Fresh Salsa

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Fresh Salsa
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  • Makes: 4 servings

Fresh tomatoes with jalapeno peppers, cilantro, onions, and lime make this dish a light and easy summer time treat. Serve it with chicken and rice for a complete meal.

Ingredients

  • 2 tomatoes (chopped)
  • 1/2 onion (chopped)
  • 3 jalapeno chiles (finely chopped, seeded if desired)
  • 1/4 cup cilantro (chopped)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • lime (juiced)

Directions

1. In a medium bowl, mix all ingredients.

2. Serve or store salsa in refrigerator for up to three days in a covered plastic or glass container.

Source: California Department of Health Services, Healthy Latino Recipes Made with Love
California Latino 5-A-Day Campaign

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/2 cup prepared salsa, 1/4 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Calories 24
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 150 mg
Total Carbohydrate 6 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 1 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 15 mg
Iron 0 mg
Potassium 216 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Calories 24
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
a-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Total Carbohydrate 6 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 1 g
Minerals
Calcium 15 mg
Potassium 216 mg
Sodium 150 mg
Copper 66 mcg
Iron 0 mg
Magnesium 11 mg
Phosphorus 26 mg
Selenium 0 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 35 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 33 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 10 mcg
Folate 16 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 7 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

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