Hot Salsa With Habanero Chiles Recipe

Tortilla chip and salsa
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  • 115 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 100 mins
  • Yield: 20 servings (serves 20)
Ratings (6)

The habanero chiles give this super hot salsa its great flavor. However, you can substitute a milder chile if you like.

What You'll Need

  • 6 large tomatoes (seeds removed)
  • 1/2 onion (peeled and cut into large chunks)
  • 1/2 habanero chile (fresh, seeded)
  • 1 cup cilantro (leaves)
  • 2 cloves garlic (peeled)
  • 1 cup sweet peppers (small, or substitute red bell pepper, seeded and diced)
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 lime (juice of)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Optional: lime (wedge)
  • Optional: cilantro (sprig for garnish)

How to Make It

In a food processor, add in the flesh from the tomatoes, the onion chunks, habaneros, garlic, cilantro, peppers, oil, lime juice and salt. Process until everything is well combined. Do not process until smooth. Garnish with a lime wedge and a sprig of cilantro.