May 1, 2011

Coffee-Infused Medium Salsa



While Italian cuisine is my favorite, Mexican is a very close second.  Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner, on May 5th, so I thought I would share with you a yummy salsa.  Coffee is the secret ingredient.  Shh! 

Ingredients:
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  • 3 large tomatoes, diced (when out of season, 14.5 oz can of whole peeled tomatoes may be substituted)
  • 1/4 c onion, chopped 
  • 1 green chili, minced 
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced 
  • 1/4 c corn
  • 1/4 black beans, drained and rinsed 
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • 1 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped 
  • 1 tsp hot sauce (I use Frank's)
  • 2 tbsp brewed coffee
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper 
  • Optional:  Cumin, to taste
Instructions:

Combine all of the ingredients in a large bowl.

Allow to chill in the refrigerator for at least one hour before serving.  Serve with tortilla chips.

Enjoy! 



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