Category: Salsa



  • 16oz pkg of fresh strawberries cut into small pieces
  • 1 lg Avocado cut into small pieces
  • 1 jalapeño seeded and minced
  • 1/2 red onion, finely diced
  • 1 lime, juice and the zest
  • Handful of chopped cilantro
  • Salt & Pepper


  1. go gather EVERYTHING and chop, mince and measure!!
  2. Take the jalapeño, red onion and lime with zest, put all into a bowl and mix…then put aside for a few minutes
  3. Now add the rest of the ingredients into the bowl, and mix “gently”…you do NO want to make the avocado mushy !!
  4. put it in the fridge to chill thentke out and serve with Taco,s, on top of chicken, or fish, or pork or as a Salsa with chips.  The possibilities are endless!!! ENJOY and thank you Elaine for Eating for the inspiration!! 


Black Bean & Corn Salsa


1 14.5 oz can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 14.5 oz can corn kernels
1/2 medium sweet red pepper, chopped (opt)
1/2 medium red onion, chopped
3 roma tomatoes, seeded and finely diced
1/4 cup (50 mL) chopped cilantro
¼ cup jicama, chopped
2 fresh jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 small Mexican limes (30 mL) lime juice or more, depending on taste
1 tsp (5 mL) salt, cumin, garlic, other Mexican seasonings you have on hand, and even some hot sauce, if you are so inclined…just season to taste!!

In a mixing bowl, toss together all the ingredients. Taste, and adjust seasoning if necessary.
Let sit at room temperature for about 30 minutes or refrigerated for at least one hour before serving.
Servings: Makes about 4 cups
*** This is good with chips, or on taco’s, or as a side dish, even in tuna fish!!! It is extremely versatile**

Pico De Gallo

Basic Ingredients for Pico De Gallo


  • 1 med onion diced fine
  • 4 roma tomatoes. seeded then julienne
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and minced
  • 1/4 c chopped cilantro
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • salt, cumin, to taste
  • refrigerate for 1 hour, then serve with tortilla chips or whatever you like!!!

How to seed tomatoes

Cut tomatoes in half, then scoop out seeds with spoon and discard.  Julienne tomatoes then dice

All ingredients diced & chopped

Add all ingredients to bowl and add seasonings & lime juice and refrigerate for 1 hour

Your Finished Product!!!

***** you can add all sorts of things to this basic Mexican Salsa.  Jicama, Apples, Mango, Black beans, Corn…you name it!

Mango Salsa


  • 2 roma tomatoes seeded & diced
  • 2 mangos, peeled & diced
  • 1 small red pepper, cored, seeded & chopped coarsely
  • 1 small red onion, diced
  • ½  small Jicima peeled & diced
  • ¼ c chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 med garlic, peeled & minced
  • ½ jalapeño chili, seeded & minced (more if you want!!)
  • 2 limes juiced
  • ¼ c of mango or orange juice
  • *** 1 tsp of Lupitas secret hot sauce***** (another recipe!!)

Mix all in a bowl then put in the refrigerator, covered, for 1-4 hours!!!