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Habanero Tomato Salsa Recipe
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How to make Habanero Tomato Salsa

Although Habanero peppers rate high on the Scoville, you can still enjoy their flavor by making a mellower salsa using tomatoes, like this Habanero Tomato Salsa. Habaneros have a unique flavor that deserves to be enjoyed – without feeling like you have a fire in your mouth!
Course Salsas
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 16 Tablespoons
Calories 9kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 plum tomatoes
  • 1 Habanero pepper*
  • 1 small garlic clove
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  • Place the tomatoes and the habanero pepper in a small saucepan and cover with water.
  • Gently simmer the tomatoes and pepper until they are soft and cooked, about 15 minutes at medium heat.
  • Place the cooked tomato, habanero pepper (stem removed), garlic clove, and ½ cup of the cooking water into a blender. Process until you have a smooth sauce.
  • Heat the oil over medium heat and add the onion. Cook the onion until it becomes transparent, about 2-3 minutes. Pour the blended sauce in and keep cooking for 6-8 minutes.

Season with salt and serve.

    Notes

    This will be a little mild for some, so if you’d like it spicier, add an extra habanero pepper.

    Nutrition

    Serving: 1Tbsp | Calories: 9kcal | Potassium: 18mg | Vitamin A: 70IU | Vitamin C: 2.1mg | Calcium: 1mg