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Fresh Tomato Salsa
This is a fresh tasting salsa that can be stored in the refrigerator for up to a week. Use only vine ripened tomatoes if at all possible when they are in season for the best flavor. If there are any green seeds inside they are not ripe.
Fresh Tomato Salsa Prep and Cook Time: prep time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:
  • 2 ripe tomatoes, seeds and excess pulp removed, chopped
  • 1/2 cup finely minced onion
  • 4 medium cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 4oz can diced jalapeno pepper. Start with a small amount and add to taste
  • 1 TBS minced fresh ginger
  • 2 TBS coarsely chopped pumpkin seeds
  • 6 TBS chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 TBS fresh lemon juice
  • 1 TBS extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and black pepper to taste

Directions:

Mix all ingredients and serve.

Nutritional Profile

Fresh Tomato Salsa
1.00 serving
(94.98 grams)
Calories: 122

NutrientDRI/DV


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In order to better help you identify recipes that feature a high concentration of nutrients for the calories they contain, we created a Recipe Rating System. This system allows us to highlight the recipes that are especially rich in particular nutrients. The following chart shows the nutrients for which Fresh Tomato Salsa is either an excellent, very good, or good source (below the chart you will find a table that explains these qualifications). If a nutrient is not listed in the chart, it does not necessarily mean that the recipe doesn't contain it. It simply means that the nutrient is not provided in a sufficient amount or concentration to meet our rating criteria. (To view this recipe's in-depth nutritional profile that includes values for dozens of nutrients - not just the ones rated as excellent, very good, or good - please use the link below the chart.) To read this chart accurately, you'll need to glance back up to see the ingredients used in the recipe and the number of serving sizes provided by the recipe. Our nutrient ratings are based on a single serving. For example, if a recipe makes 4 servings, you would be receiving the nutrient amounts listed in the chart by eating 1/4th of the combined ingredients found in the recipe. Now, returning to the chart itself, you can look next to the nutrient name in order to find the nutrient amount it offers, the percent Daily Value (DV%) that this amount represents, the nutrient density that we calculated for this recipe and nutrient, and the rating we established in our rating system. For most of our nutrient ratings, we adopted the government standards for food labeling that are found in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's "Reference Values for Nutrition Labeling." Read more background information and details of our rating system.

Fresh Tomato Salsa
1.00 serving
94.98 grams
Calories: 122

NutrientAmountDRI/DV
(%)
Nutrient
Density
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
vitamin C17.10 mg233.4very good
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
Rule
excellent DRI/DV>=75% OR
Density>=7.6 AND DRI/DV>=10%
very good DRI/DV>=50% OR
Density>=3.4 AND DRI/DV>=5%
good DRI/DV>=25% OR
Density>=1.5 AND DRI/DV>=2.5%

In-Depth Nutritional Profile for Fresh Tomato Salsa

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