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Green Tomato Salsa

Are you a diabetes patient checking out recipes for a spicy dip? Then green tomato salsa would be a great option. Green tomatoes are best recommended for diabetes patients as they help bring down your blood sugar and oxidative stress.

The green tomato salsa is that perfect evening snack to welcome your guests. It is pretty easy to prepare this delicious dish.

Green Tomato Salsa – A Perfect Evening Snack!!

All you have to do is to broil the vegetables and put them into the blender with other ingredients.

Green Tomato Salsa Salad

The dish goes very well with corn chips,  tortilla chips, or grilled fish tacos. The best part is that the green tomato salsa tastes very much similar to that of a salsa verde.  

Green Tomato Salsa

The green tomato salsa is that perfect evening snack to welcome your guests. It is pretty easy to prepare this delicious dish.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 6 people

Ingredients
  

  • 8 Ounces Green Tomatoes
  • 1 Jalapeno Pepper (Without Seeds)
  • 3 Large Cloves Of Garlic
  • 1 Medium White Onion
  • 1/2 Cup Fresh Cilantro Leaves
  • 1/2 tbsp Kosher Salt
  • 2 tbsp Lime Juice

Instructions
 

  • To start with, peel the garlic. Once it is done, you have to peel and quarter the onion. From the jalapeno, remove the seeds and ribs. These seeds can be used later for making the salsa more spicier. If your green tomatoes are large in size, quarter them. In the case of smaller sized ones, leave them whole.
  • Keep the green tomatoes, onion, garlic and jalapeno on the baking sheet. For around 4 to 5 minutes, broil on high till it starts to blacken. Flip and rotate all the vegetables. Now you have to broil again for 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Move all the above ingredients, except the entire jalapeno to a food processor or blender. Please note that you have to use only ½ of the jalapeno here. Now add the cilantro, lime juice and kosher salt. Press the pulse button on your food processor till it reaches the desired consistency.
  • Now, it's time to taste the green tomato salsa. If you prefer to have it hotter, then add the remaining half of the jalapeno. You can also add some seeds.
  • Now, your salsa will be warm due to the roasting. Before serving, you may want to refrigerate the green tomato salsa or leave it at room temperature. If refrigerated, you can use the dish for upto 1 week.
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Nutrition Facts

The highlight of the green tomato salsa is that its calories per serving is 30. Let’s delve deep into the other nutrition facts.

NUTRITIONQUANTITY%DAILY VALUE
Total Fat0.2g0%
Total Carbohydrate6.7g2%
Sugars4g
Vitamin A 32 µg4%
Calcium19.4 mg1%
Vitamin D0µg0%
Potassium 207.4 mg4%
Vitamin B120 µg0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Dietary Fiber1.3g5%
Protein1.3g3%
Vitamin C21.8mg24%
Iron0.5mg3%
Magnesium11.1mg3%
Vitamin B60.1mg7%

Conclusion

Now you might be quite excited to try your hand at the green tomato salsa. It is a lip-smacking combination with tortilla chips and you would feel like repeating it.

If you are a seafood lover, then there is no better topping for fish. With baked salmon, it is just amazing as a topping or you can even try it with broiled salmon.

The green tomato salsa is a finger-licking combination with tacos as well. If you are used to the taste of salsa verde with enchiladas, replace it with green tomato salsa. Be it with chips, fish, tacos, or enchiladas, I am sure you would love the fabulous combinations.

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