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Salsa from Costa Rica
From: Sharon

A typical Costa Rican recipe for salsa, which is served with black beans, black bean soup, rice, etc. . Adapted from Lifelines magazine.

3 -4 cups

  • 2 large green tomatoes
  • 2 large tomatoes
  • 2 large vidalia onions (or Spanish onions)
  • 1 bunch fresh cilantro (coriander leaves)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice (or lime juice)
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar (or red wine vinegar)

Chop the tomatoes coarsely; then finely chop onions.

Wash and chop the cilantro very finely (including stems).

Cover vegetable mixture with lemon juice and vinegar.

Let stand 30 minutes before serving.