Mediterranean-style Salsa

9 Feb

We’ve found gorgeous organic, heirloom mini-tomatoes here in Stockholm — perfect for making my “Mediterranean salsa” even more colorful!  This “salsa” is great alongside meats (pork chops, steaks), as a dip (with gluten-free crackers, for instance), or with eggs (fried or scrambled).  Very simple to make, and tasty.  In a large bowl, mix together: chopped up the tomatoes; a small red onion, minced; finely mince jalapeno pepper (less or more depending on your tolerance for heat); a big handful of basil, chiffonade; and 2 tablespoons or so of capers (depending on how much you like capers).  Squeeze in the juice of one lemon.  Drizzle some olive oil, and season with salt to taste.

P.S.> No need to use heirloom mini-tomatoes, of course.  Any delicious, preferably organic tomatoes would make a great Mediterranean-style salsa!

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3 Responses to “Mediterranean-style Salsa”

  1. sweetopiagirl February 9, 2012 at 10:35 pm #

    Your salads not only look healthy, but delicious as well!

    • tomoko February 10, 2012 at 3:07 am #

      Thank you! Flavor is everything – and I feel the paleo lifestyle inspired true, pure good tastes and flavors!

  2. GiGi Eats Celebrities February 10, 2012 at 6:01 am #

    All you need is olives and BAM!

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