Friday, August 12, 2016

Fresh and Easy Summer Salsa

A few days ago, I bought some gorgeous vine ripened tomatoes. They smelled fabulous, and looked beautiful, so I took them home and made some super flavorful lime and cilantro salsa!  I can't stop eating it!  Really, it is SO delicious! 

You'll love this fresh, salsa, too - especially if you've been growing tomatoes at home or picking them up at your local farmer's market. For a fun twist, try making this with different colored tomatoes.


  • 3 large, ripe tomatoes, diced or sliced *
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 Tbsp fresh cilantro*
  • 1/8 small onion, skin removed
  • 1 squeeze of half a fresh lime
  • 1/4 tsp salt (I added more in the end, so salt to taste)
*Creative Green Living recommends purchasing these ingredients as organic where available to avoid GMOs, pervasive pesticides and/or questionable farming practices.

Nutrition information is approximate and may vary based on the freshness and brand of your ingredients. Nutrition information calculated at: Calorie Count.



Put all your ingredients in a blender.  Mix until most of the large chunks have been blended up.  


Place in a jar or glass food storage container and chill for 30 minutes to 1 hour.


Serve with tortilla chips or as a topping for tacos.


About the Author:

Landen runs Measure and Whisk, a cooking blog with a focus on real food. She is a firm believer that quality is superior to quantity, and prefers small amounts of good food over large quantities of cheap food. Deeply disappointed in cheap bacon, she prefers to buy $6 bacon less frequently. Because of this, she typically cooks vegetarian meals for her family.    

Her blog also features photos of her baby, Fox, and suggestions on how to live an eco-friendly and minimalist life, both in and out of the kitchen. Follow her on Pinterest and Instagram for beautiful food photos and pictures of baby Fox.
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