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Low-Salt, Low-Cal Salsa Verde

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Use this salsa on chops, turkey burgers, turkey steaks and salmon. Excellent for any baked, poached or grilled meat, fish, fowl. This is one of the best no sodium salsa's we have tried, spicy enough and good flavor!

Ingredients

2 cups coarsely chopped fresh tomatoes, tomatillos or drained no-salt added canned tomatoes
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 fresh or pickled jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
Juice of one lime

Instructions

Combine all the ingredients in a bowl or jar, refrigerate for at least one hour. Will keep for one week. Makes three cups.

Kay Schriefer
Moline



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