Roasted tomato salsa

Roasted tomato salsa


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About this recipe: Roasted tomatoes, garlic, onion and chilli are blended with coriander and cumin to create a smoky, spicy salsa.


Serves: 24 

  • 12 plum tomatoes
  • 2 cloves garlic, unpeeled
  • 1 small onion, quartered
  • 1 green chilli
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • handful chopped fresh coriander

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Preheat the grill.
  2. In a medium baking dish, place tomatoes, garlic, onion and chilli, and drizzle with olive oil.
  3. Checking often, grill 5 to 10 minutes, or until outsides of vegetables are charred.
  4. Remove vegetables from heat. Remove and discard tomato cores, chilli stem and garlic skins.
  5. In a food processor, coarsely chop the charred vegetables. Transfer to a medium bowl and mix in cumin, salt, lime juice and coriander.

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I don't know what I did wrong here, but my salsa didn't taste smoky at all - it was rather insipid. If I was to make this again, I'd maybe add a bit of red wine vinegar for some extra bite. - 22 Dec 2012

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