Vegetables to Make Your Own Salsa

A Great Summer Recipe!

Home-made salsa is super healthy and often much better for you than the store-bought kind. The fresh ingredients you chop up yourself will both taste better and be more vitamin-rich. The beauty about homemade salsa is that you can make it however you want and season it to your taste. Try making salsa yourself next time you crave a zesty, healthy treat!

Use the following list of common fixings found in salsa to custom-create your own combination of ingredients to make up the perfect salsa for your taste buds:

  • Tomato
  • Onion
  • Bell Peppers
  • Chili Peppers
  • Jalapeno Peppers
  • Avocado
  • Corn
  • Celery
  • Garlic
  • Cilantro
  • Oregano
  • Ground Cumin
  • Lime Juice
  • Lemon Juice
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Combine ingredients in a bowl after chopping/dicing them if needed. Season to taste with salt, pepper, and lemon or lime juice, stir, cover, and set in the refrigerator for an hour or two to let the flavors further develop. Finally, take out of the fridge and enjoy your delicious, healthy snack with some tortilla chips!