Juicy, chunky tomato salsa

Ingredients for tomato salsa

This tomato salsa is chunky and it bursts with flavour in your mouth with every bite! It can be had spooned over organic tortillas or eaten for breakfast over a slice of toasted sourdough bread or organic whole grain bread.

Tomatoes – high in the antioxidant lycopene which can help reduce risk of heart disease and cancer. They are also a good source of vitamin c, potassium, folate, and vitamin K.

Cayenne pepper – has detox properties, promotes heart health, stimulates digestion, reduces intestinal gas, can lesson mucus and ease coughs and colds, alleviate joint pains

Garlic – has antibacterial and anti-oxidant properties, it is a pre-biotic food that helps feed the good bacteria in the gut, it can aid in lowering cholesterol

Ingredients:

2 cups cherry tomatoes

1 yellow pepper

½ onion

1 Jalapeno

5 garlic cloves

2 tbsp olive oil

2 tbsp cold pressed extra virgin olive oil

4 limes

1 tsp pepper

2 tsp cayenne pepper

1 heaped tsp sea salt

½ tsp molasses sugar

Method:

1. Slice the tomatoes into halves

2. Chop the yellow pepper into small pieces

3. Thinly slice the onion and jalapeno

4. Warm the 5 pods of garlic in the 2 tbsp of olive oil on low fire until they are brown

Slow roasted garlic

5. Put the tomatoes, yellow pepper, onion and jalapeno in a bowl

6. Pour in the lime juice and 2 tbsps of extra virgin olive oil

7. Sprinkle in the 2 tsps of cayenne pepper, 1 tsp sea salt and 1/2 tsp black molasses sugar

8. Pour in the garlic olive oil infusion when cooled

9. Smash the cooked garlics and mix into the tomato salsa

10. Throw in the coriander leaves and stir into the salsa

Tomato Salsa


Author: Healthybalance

I am a certified integrative nutrition health coach from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition. I run workshops on wellness and work with clients individually. My coaching involves enabling clients to address the root cause of any imbalances in their lives and to empower them to become advocates for themselves so that they can make long-term changes that lead to their optimum health and wellness. The work of an integrative nutrition health coach is to help clients understand the synergy that exists between the primary areas in ones life like sleep, exercise, satisfaction in our relationships, career and other such domains and the food we eat. I work with young adults ages 12 and above and women, mostly pertaining to weight loss, gut issues, and hormonal imbalances.

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