Fresh Tomato and Chile Salsa (Salsa Mexicana)
The clean flavor and texture of freshly prepared vegetables are essential to this relishlike salsa of hand-chopped tomatoes, crisp white onions, and fiery green chiles, all mixed together with pungent cilantro. Salt is a magnet for flavors, so be generous with its use here.
- 1 lb. ripe tomatoes, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
- 1/3 cup finely chopped white onion
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
- 2 serrano chiles, finely chopped
- 2 tsp. fresh lime juice
- Sea salt to taste
Cover and let stand for 10 to 15 minutes to allow the flavors to mingle, then serve immediately.