Cilantro’s fresh taste can tame the most fiery dish. This salsa pairs well with a main dish of almost any kind.
Yield: 1 ¾ cup, or 4 servings
½ cup onion, chopped
1 cup red bell pepper, chopped
1 small jalapeño, minced
¼ cup cilantro, coarsely chopped
2 Tablespoons lemon juice
- 1. In a non-reactive bowl, combine the onion, bell pepper, jalapeño, cilantro, and lemon juice. Allow to stand for at least 10 minutes before serving.
Reprinted with permission from Jane Butel’s Real Women Eat Chiles.