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"Gutsy Red Salsa" or Roasted Red Ranchera Salsa

Source:

Soul Cocina

It was prepared as part of the SF Food Wars Salsa ChampionChip on September 12, 2010. This salsa won the People’s Choice award!

INGREDIENTS:

4 roasted Roma tomatoes
2 slightly roasted garlic clove
3 roasted Chiles Serranos
¼ cup yellow onion, chopped
¼ cup cilantro, chopped
Salt

PREPARATION:

  1. Roast the tomatoes on an iron griddle (comal) over a medium flame, turning them as they char on each side. You can also use a broiler.
     
  2. Add the tomatoes to a blender with the remaining ingredients (except onions and cilantro) and blend until it becomes a chunky sauce (do not puree). 
     
  3. Then add and mix a ¼ cup of small diced sweet yellow onion, and ¼ cup of chopped cilantro and serve.

    Hint: If you make the salsa too hot throw in some sugar!

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