Too Many Tomatoes? Make Salsa!

The Standby: Chopped tomatoes, chopped red onion, minced Jalapeno Peppers, with cilantro lime dressing

The Mediterranean: Chopped tomatoes, artichoke hearts, olives and Capers, with red wine vinaigrette

Ol' Smokey: Chopped tomatoes, chopped bacon, chopped red onions and orange chipotle dressing

Flaming Salsa: Grilled tomatoes (chopped) and grilled onions (chopped), with red wine vinaigrette

Salsa Caprese: Chopped tomatoes, minced basil, chopped mozzarella, with balsamic vinaigrette

Oven Roasted Salsa: Oven roasted tomatoes (chopped), caramelized onions (chopped), roasted garlic, with red wine vinaigrette

Corny Bean Salsa: Chopped tomatoes, corn kernels, black beans, minced Jalapeno peppers, with cilantro lime dressing

Cal Bistro Salsa: Chopped tomatoes, chopped arugula, shaved Parmesan, with balsamic vinaigrette

Cobb Salsa: Chopped tomatoes, chopped avocado, chopped red onions, crumbled blue cheese, with red wine vinaigrette

Greek Salsa: Chopped tomatoes, chopped cucumbers, black olives, feta Cheese, with red wine vinaigrette

The following dressings can be prepared ahead of time and stored in the fridge for a few weeks for your next salsafest. Just toss in 1 to 2 tablespoons with 2 cups of the chopped veggies of your choice for well-balanced flavor.

Cilantro Lime Dressing:

  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 1 clove minced garlic

Red Wine Vinaigrette:

  • 1/2 cup red wine
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

Orange Chipotle Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon chipotle pepper puree (Adobo sauce)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

Balsamic Vinaigrette:

  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper


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