Green Tomato SalsaFrom lfeinste 8 years ago
How to make it
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Put a little olive oil in two baking dishes. Leave the skin of the onion on. Slice it in half and put the onion in the baking dish, cut side down. LEave the peels on the garlic. Slice the tops quarter-inch off the cloves of garlic off. Put the garlic in sliver foil, pour a little oil over the cloves, and close the silver foil. Put it in the baking dish. Place the jalapenos and green tomatoes in the second baking dish. Bake for an hour, until the cut edges of the onion are brown and carmelized, and the garlic is squishy and golden. Bake the jalapenos and tomatoes for twenty minutes, until slightly softened.
- When cool enough to handle, remove the skins from the onions and garlic. Mince the onion into a mushy paste. Chop the tomatoes to small, quarter-inch pieces. (Note: if you are using a blender or a food processor instead of a mortar and pestle, you can chop the onion and tomatoes very coarsely.) Remove the stems from the jalapenos, slice them lengthwise, and remove the gills and most of the seeds. (Leaving more seeds will make the salsa hotter).
- If available, place all in the ingredients in a matate, a stone mortar and pestle. Or use a blender or food processor. Grind or chop until pureed, though still chunky. Add lime juice and salt to taste.
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The Cooklfeinste Davis, CA
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I had this salsa, courtesy of the chef who posted the recipe, and I could not stop stuffing it into my mouth. The perfect hint of smokiness, the sweet yet tangy flavor of the tomatoes... And then, as though that weren't heaven enough, the next morn...morescrumptious in San Francisco loved it
I am searching for just the right thing to do with my green tomatoes... this sounds like it!angelinaw in St Louis loved it
the recipie is easy to make and is delicous , i cant wait to get more green tomatos to make more.johnd in Wolcott loved it
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