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Sassy salsa

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Sassy salsa

1 can (6 ounces) no-salt-added tomato paste
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice (juice of approximately 2 limes)
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon salt (optional)
1 small onion, coarsely chopped
1 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
2 cans (10 ounces each) mild diced tomatoes and green chilies

Place tomato paste, lime juice, garlic powder, salt, and onion in a food processor. Cover and process until onion is finely chopped. Add cilantro and 1 can diced tomatoes and green chilies. Pulse until just mixed. Transfer to a serving dish and stir in remaining can of diced tomatoes and green chilies. Serve at once or refrigerate (flavor improves if chilled 1–2 hours).

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:
  Calories: 25
  Carbohydrate: 5 g
  Protein: 1 g
  Fat: <1 g
  Saturated fat: <1 g
  Sodium: 222 mg
  Fiber: 1 g
Exchanges per serving: 1 nonstarchy vegetable
Carbohydrate choices: 0




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