Friday, March 27, 2009

Fresh Tomato Salsa

4 pounds vine-ripened red and/or orange tomatoes (about 5 medium)
1/2 medium onion (preferably white)
1 C fresh cilantro sprigs
4 fresh serrano or jalapeno chiles, seeded and chopped
2 t minced garlic
2 t sugar
3 T fresh lime juice
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

Quarter and seed tomatoes. Dice the tomatoes and transfer to a bowl. Finely chop enough onion to measure 1/2 cup and chop cilantro. Stir chiles, onion, cilantro, and garlic into tomatoes with sugar and lime juice and season with salt and pepper.