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“Spicy, tangy, fresh, a real crowd pleaser. If you don't have fresh tomatoes on hand substitute 4 15 ounce cans of diced tomatoes.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 lbs tomatoes, fresh vine ripened (washed, and cut into small chunks)
  • 3 large jalapenos (seeds removed, but saved)
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 medium onion, sweet (chopped)
  • 2 garlic cloves (chopped)
  • 1 lime, juice of
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar (can substitute regular white)
  • 1 tablespoon hot chili oil (*seasoned oil, not heated)
  • 1 12 teaspoons caribbean jerk seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick's salt-free all-purpose seasoning


  1. Chop and prepare all the vegetables (first 5 ingredients), combine and toss them together in a large bowl.
  2. Squeeze lime juice over the mixture.
  3. Add the remaining 5 ingredients and toss together.
  4. This recipe should be mild to medium hot. If you like it hot, toss in a few jalapeno seeds.
  5. Cover with Saran wrap, refrigerate, and allow the flavors to blend for a couple of hours before serving.
  6. (*If you don't have hot chili cooking oil, put 1 tablespoon of cooking oil in a small bowl with 5 or 6 jalapeno seeds, microwave for 15 to 20 seconds.).

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