Jeanne's Tomato Salsa



  • 4 cups fresh tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup finely chopped sweet onion
  • 1 cup finely chopped red or green bell pepper
  • 4 jalapeño peppers, seeded and minced
  • 2 Tbsp fine grain sugar
  • 2 Tbsp Spice Horizon fine grain Himalayan pink salt
  • 1 Tbsp Spice Horizon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp Spice Horizon ground coriander
  • 1 tsp Spice Horizon oregano leaves
  • 2 Tbsp freshly squeezed lemon or lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp distilled white vinegar
  • 2 can (8oz) tomato sauce
  • 4 Tbsp Spice Horizon extra virgin olive oil
  • Freshly ground Spice Horizon black pepper to taste
  • Garnish with chopped cilantro
  • Optional: 2 cloves minced garlic


  1. Drop tomatoes in a pot of boiling water for about 10 seconds to make it easy to remove the skins, then remove. Peel off tomato skins and allow to cool before chopping.
  2. Chop tomatoes into bite size chunks and place in a large mixing bowl.
  3. Finely chop onion, bell pepper, and jalapeño peppers and add to bowl with tomatoes.
  4. Whisk lemon or lime juice, vinegar, olive oil, sugar, salt, cayenne pepper, coriander, oregano and pour over the tomato, onion, and pepper mixture.
  5. Grind black pepper (about 2 tsp) and stir into mixture.
  6. Refrigerate and serve.
  7. Garnish with cilantro (optional).
  8. Great over eggs, on tacos, over burritos, as a dip with chips, can be used as bruschetta on toasted bread slices (drain of some of the liquid to keep bread from becoming soggy.

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