Fresh Tomato and Corn Salsa

Cuisinart original

Be sure you know the freshness of your ingredients, for they can dramatically change the taste of this salsa. You can always add more flavors at the end of mixing.


Makes about 2 cups


1 large garlic clove ½ medium onion, cut into 1-inch pieces ½ jalapeno (or to taste, depending on the heat intensity of the pepper), seeded and cut into ½-inch pieces 2 green onions, cut into 1-inch pieces ½ cup fresh cilantro 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice ¼ to ½ teaspoon sea or kosher salt pinch freshly ground black pepper pinch chili powder 2 medium tomatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces (you can substitute 1 cup grape or cherry tomatoes) 2∕3 cup frozen corn kernels, not defrosted

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving (2 tablespoons): Calories 11 (6% from fat) • carb. 3g • pro. 0g • fat 0g • sat. fat 0g • chol. 0mg • sod. 35mg • calc. 4mg • fiber 0g


1. Insert the chopping blade in the work bowl. Add the garlic, onion, jalapeno, green onion and cilantro to the bowl and pulse about 5 times, or until roughly chopped; scrape bowl. Add the lime juice, salt, pepper, chili powder and tomatoes; pulse an additional 5 to 6 times. Add the corn and pulse 3 to 4 times to combine.
2. Adjust seasoning to taste. Serve with warm tortilla chips.