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Salsa De Aji

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Category: Condiments

 Ingredients List

  • 2 lg Tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1 md Onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tb Fresh cilantro
  • 4 lg Aji Peppers( or jalapeno),
  • -seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 c Water
  • 1 pn Salt, to taste


Combine the tomatoes, onion, and cilantro. Place the chiles, water, and 3
T. of the tomato and onion mixture in a blender or processor and puree
until smooth. Add the chile puree to the remaining tomato mixture and mix
well. Salt to taste. Yield: 1 to 2 cups Heat Scale: Medium Salsa
Variations: Ecuadorians are very fond of putting beans in their salsa. The
most popular beans are the lupini, which are large white beans about the
size of lima beans. Just add the cooked beans directly to the salsa. On
several occasions, the writer encountered salsas with peanut butter as an
ingredient. Add 1 t. peanut butter with the chiles in the blender and
follow the above recipe.

NOTES : This is a classic Latin American salsa, and the writer has included
some optional preparation methods which are fairly unique=

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