Roasted Tomato Salsa

Roasted Tomato Salsa
Yield: 1-1/2 cups Prep 10 mins Broil 3 mins Cook 7 mins Chill a few hours or overnight

Ingredients

  • 3 large tomatoes (about 2 pounds), cut in half and seeded
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 jalapeno chiles, seeded and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons red-wine vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons hot red-pepper sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Make It

1. Heat broiler. Place tomatoes, cut side down, on broiler-pan rack. Broil 3 inches from heat until blackened, about 3 minutes (see Roasted Tomato Salsa, www.familycircle.com).

2. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, jalapeno and garlic; saute 4 minutes. Add chili powder; saute 3 minutes.

3. Transfer onion mixture and tomatoes to food processor or blender; puree. Pour into bowl. Add 2 tablespoons oil, vinegar, red-pepper sauce and salt. For best flavor, refrigerate, covered, a few hours or overnight.

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