Salsa Roja

This versatile salsa is a must for your recipe book. It’s deliciously flavorful while appealing to those with a milder spice palate.

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Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, roughly chopped
  • 1 serrano chile pepper, roughly chopped
  • 2 cups of tomatoes, peeled, seeded, and chopped
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons (or less) of water

Directions

1

Heat oil in saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic and chile pepper sautéing for 2 to 3 minutes, or until the onion is translucent

2

Stir in tomatoes and oregano then simmer for about 10 minutes. Remove from heat

3

Puree the tomato sauce with blender until smooth, adding water if needed

4

 Add salt and pepper to taste

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