TIP: If using a fresh lemon, cut it in half and remove seeds with a spoon. Then squeeze lemon juice into the bowl of salsa.

Ingredients

1 small onion

1 jalapeño pepper or green bell pepper

2 firm tomatoes

1 tablespoon dried cilantro or 3 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped

1 teaspoon garlic powder or ½ clove of garlic, minced

1 medium fresh lemon or 4 teaspoons lemon juice concentrate

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon black pepper

1 tablespoon vegetable oil or light olive oil

Tools

1 cutting board or plastic plate

1 small knife

1 small metal spoon

1 set of measuring spoons

1 large bowl

Plastic food wrap

Paper towels

Directions

Wash hands and make sure utensils and countertops are clean.

  1. Assemble ingredients and rinse produce under cold, running water.
  2. Cut tomatoes in half. Scoop or squeeze out seeds and throw away. Chop tomatoes and place in bowl.
  3. Peel skin off onion. Chop and add to bowl.
  4. Cut peppers in half and gently remove core and seeds. Cute off stem. Throw away core, seeds and stem. Chop remainder of pepper and add to bowl.
  5. Add lemon, black pepper, garlic, salt, cilantro, and oil. Stir well. Serve and enjoy!

Nutritional Analysis
(per serving)

Serving size: ½ cup

Servings per recipe: 4 servings


Calories: 63.5 kcal

Fat: 3.6 g
Saturated
Monounsaturated

Carbohydrate: 7.1 g
Fiber: 1.8 g
Sugar: 4.3 g

Protein: 1.4 g


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Visual Directions


Assemble ingredients and rinse produce under cold, running water.

1. Assemble ingredients and rinse produce under cold, running water.

Cut tomatoes in half. Scoop or squeeze out seeds and throw away. Chop tomatoes and place in bowl.

2. Cut tomatoes in half. Scoop or squeeze out seeds and throw away. Chop tomatoes and place in bowl.

Peel skin off onion. Chop and add to bowl.

3. Peel skin off onion. Chop and add to bowl.

Cut peppers in half and gently remove core and seeds. Cute off stem. Throw away core, seeds and stem. Chop remainder of pepper and add to bowl.

4. Cut peppers in half and gently remove core and seeds. Cute off stem. Throw away core, seeds and stem. Chop remainder of pepper and add to bowl.

Add lemon, black pepper, garlic, salt, cilantro, and oil. Stir well.

5. Add lemon, black pepper, garlic, salt, cilantro, and oil. Stir well.

Serve and enjoy!

Serve and enjoy!