LoSo Salsa

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As you may have read in previous posts, I have been crazy addicted to limes, tomatoes and cilantro all Summer. I can’t get enough. I’ve been making salsa at least once a week for the past 2 months. I know. I’m loco – but I’m cool with that.

This salsa is fresh and light. The lime gives it the perfect zing! I add minced garlic to amp the flavor even more.

All of this flavor comes with a little bitty sodium price tag of only 40mg a serving. I mean, you can eat 2 servings for that! COME ON!

I use Roma tomatoes because they aren’t as “watery” tasting after you pulse them.

You can easily whip this up in under 5 minutes. Talk about quick! I use my trusty Ninja to pulse this salsa up in seconds. Here’s what you do.

Add these ingredients to your food processor of choice:

6 Roma tomatoes (cube one and set aside – don’t add to processor)
½ small red onion (mince a small portion and set aside – don’t add to processor)
1 tsp. minced garlic – no salt added
¼ – ½ bunch of cilantro
Juice of 1 lime
¼ tsp. salt
½ jalapeno – optional
pepper to taste

Like so. Pulse for a few seconds.
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Pour into bowl or Tupperware. Add cubed tomato and minced onion.

Eat immediately. This is the perfect recipe to take with you to a party where you’re not sure if the host will have any low sodium options.
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Here’s what I do. I take lime tortilla chips, ¼ oz fresh mozzarella and top it with salsa. It’s a perfect “come home from work or school” snack! (Make sure to calculate the nutrition information for both the mozzarella and chips!)
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Makes 8 servings

Nutrition Info
Cals 17
Fat 0
Chol 0
Sodium 40 mg
Potassium 126 mg
Carbs 4 g
Fiber 1 g
Sugar 2 g
Protein 1 g

ps- I labeled this recipe as a quick meal, because, let’s be real – who HASN’T eaten chips and salsa as a meal?

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