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Sunday, 9 June 2013

Mexican Rich & Spicy Salsa

Mexican Rich & Spicy Salsa ~ Simple Food


Mexican Rich & Spicy Salsa

This is a wonderfully rich tomato flavoured salsa with a kick, great to put on your taco’s or use as a dip at your barbeque.

Some salsas just involve chopping the ingredients and mixing them together with no cooking involved, but to achieve the richness and flavour of Mexican Rich & Spicy Salsa it has to be cooked in.

This recipe is for about a cereal size bowl full, but if you have a few people coming over to your BBQ just up the quantities.

Although it only takes about 15 minutes to prepare and cook, it takes about an hour to cool so allow yourself time.

Mexican Rich & Spicy Salsa ~ Simple Food

You will need;

100gm – Tomato Paste
2 – Cloves Garlic (crushed)
1 – Red Chilli (deseeded)
½ - Onion
½ tea spoon – Chilli Powder
1 tea spoon – Dried Coriander
1 tea spoon – Tomato Ketchup
Freshly Ground Black Pepper
A little Olive Oil
75 ml Red Wine
I Lime
200 gm – Cherry Tomatoes

Method;

Mexican Rich & Spicy Salsa ~ Simple Food
Mexican Rich & Spicy Salsa ~ Simple FoodFinley chop the onion, deseed and finely chop the chilli and crush the garlic in a garlic press.
Heat a little olive oil in a pan on a medium heat and put the onion, chilli and garlic in, fry for about 5 minutes until the onion becomes transparent.





Mexican Rich & Spicy Salsa ~ Simple Food



Now add the chilli powder, coriander and black pepper and mix well 

Mexican Rich & Spicy Salsa ~ Simple Food



then add the tomato paste, ketchup and red wine stir well and cook on a medium heat for about 10 minutes to let the red wine cook out then leave to cool for about an hour.

Mexican Rich & Spicy Salsa ~ Simple Food

When the mixture is cool finely chop the tomatoes and add them to it along with the juice of the lime.

Mexican Rich & Spicy Salsa ~ Simple Food


Serve immediately or store in the fridge.

Mexican Rich & Spicy Salsa ~ Simple Food


You may also like to try Sweet Chilli Dipping Sauce