Fire- Roasted Tomato Salsa-Weight Loss



3 Cloves garlic, peeled

1tsp, olive oil

10 roma tomatoes, cored

3 jalapeno chile peppers

1 medium yellow onion, peeled and halved

3 tbsp, chopped fresh cilantro

1/4 cup fresh lime juice


1. Place the garlic cloves on a 6-inch square of heavy foil. Drizzle with oil. Bring edges of foil up around garlic cloves to enclose. Place 8 of the tomatoes, jalapenos, one onion half, and foil packet with garlic cloves on the rack of a covered grill over medium-high heat. Grill 6 minutes or until tomatoes and peppers are blackened and blistered and onions are charred, turning all ingredients once. Remove; let cool.

2. Meanwhile, finely chop remaining onion half. Chop remaining tomatoes.

3. In a blender combine grilled tomatoes, grilled onion, jalapenos, and garlic with oil. Cover; blend until nearly smooth.

4. Transfer to a medium bowl; add the chopped tomatoes, finely chopped onion, cilantro, lime juice, and 1.2 tsp. Kosher salt. Toss to combine. Season to taste with additional lime juice and salt, if desired. Makes about 4 cups.

Each (1/4 cup) serving 17 calories, 0g fat, 0mg cholesterol, 126 mg sodium, 3g carbohydrates, 1g fiber, and 1g protein


Recipe from Better Homes and Gardens Magazine August 1014 issue.

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