Homemade Salsa on the Fly

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Homemade Salsa on the Fly Homemade Salsa on the Fly

Servings: 4-6 servings
Prep Time: 15 min
Difficulty: Easy

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3   large ripe tomatoes, diced, or 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes with their juice
1   small onion finely chopped (yellow or white)
1   small green bell pepper, seeds and veins removed, minced
1/2 cup chopped green chilies, with juice
1   clove garlic, minced
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon olive oil





In a large glass bowl, combine all ingredients. Stir well with a spoon. Cover with plastic wrap and chill until serving time.

Recipe courtesy Paula Deen, 2007

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I love watching your show. It's awesome. Unfortunately, you didn't hit it on mark w/this salsa recipe. I'm sorely disappointed that your folks didn't take the time to do just a little research and make it authentic and used fresh ingredients throughout. I'm no chef, but I sure do know salsas. They are in my (Mexican) blood. I challenge your crew to post a more authentic, better tasting salsa. They made you look not so Paula. I'm sorry...and my deepest of apologies. But this aint no SALSA mi hermana smile

By Ani on July 21, 2011


Dear Paula, I am addicted to your show and I love love love southern cooking. But i would love to have some of your canning recipes. Would you please provide me with some, like stewed tomatoes, a simple salsa. I tried looking on your website but no luck.(sure i didn't look hard enough) And your family IS beautiful and fun. You ARE such a happy lady. SPREAD YOUR INFECTIOUS HAPPYNESS! I live WAY UP IN MAINE NEAR CANADA and love it when spring gets here and can focus on gardening and canning after the LONG LONG HARD COLD WINTERS. Sincerely, Yvonne

By yvonne on July 10, 2011


Hi Paula, I love your recipes and wanted to share my strawberry salsa recipe with you. My garden has so many berries growing that I used strawberries in place of tomatoes in my salsa. I think you'll love it too! http://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=http://martharaydeen.blogspot.com/2011/05/strawberry-lime-marinade-and-strawberry.html&h=1cb95

By MarthaRayDeen on May 10, 2011



By BARBARA BISSONNETTE on April 16, 2011


This Is phenomenal!!! I added alittle extra vinegar because I like things tart I will make this again!! Thanks Paula!

By Tammy on January 17, 2011


If I could give it a MINUS (-) I would!!! EWWWW! Where in the world did this recipe come from? Oil?? Vinegar?? Bell pepper? SERIOUSLY??? EZ salsa on the fly: 12 roma tomatos - fresh (no canned anything!) 6 jalepeno's 3 Lg cloves garlic 1 med / lge onion 1 bunch cilantro fresh lime juice Pulse in food processor; put in glass jar (not plastic), chill (or not) & EAT! Fresh & Healthy!

By Kathryn Gray on January 17, 2011


this recipe is easy - amazingly fresh and so good - add 2 avacados chopped - makes it even more amazing. change the bell pepper to yellow bell pepper for more color

By Anonymous on July 02, 2010


S0 g00d paula

By Anonymous on May 23, 2010


Teh best salsa ever. Especially great with Paula's homemade tortilla chips. UUUMMM Good! smile Thanks, Paula

By Anonymous on March 18, 2010


what a nice flavor! i added cilantro to give it a lil kick! make it all the time! always make sure i have enough!

By ali4416 on March 03, 2010


This is so good! When I make it, it is gone in no time.

By Anonymous on December 08, 2009


This is so simple to make, and sooooooo good, and it gets better with age. No more store bought salsa for this ole gal!

By tngram on July 24, 2009



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