Salsa is one sauce that can be bought in the grocery store or made at home. At the grocery store, they have chunky or spicy. When it comes to the texture of salsa, everyone has their own taste. While some people like chunky and spicy salsa, others might want a light and flavorful salsa without the spice.
In order to get the right kind of salsa that a person likes, it is best to try to make it at home. It may take trial and error to get it right, but once a person has the right ingredients and tools, it can be done. In fact, some people claim that their salsa tastes much better than the store brand. When making salsa at home, a person will know exactly what ingredients are put in it. With store brand salsa, there are mysterious ingredients in them. It will only take 10 minutes and 10 ingredients to make homemade salsa.
1. One 28 ounces can of whole peeled tomatoes
is the first and most important ingredient to use when making salsa because the tomatoes are the base of the salsa. Canned whole tomatoes have a better taste as well. When it’s time to chop them up in the blender, there won’t be a thin consistency. There will still be pieces of tomato left. It doesn’t matter what brand of whole peeled tomatoes are bought.
The whole can of tomatoes will be used, including the juice, so there is no draining needed. The juice gives it the added flavor. When it’s time to blend, the tomatoes won’t go in alone. There will be other ingredients added before any blending is started. Another tip to remember when using whole canned tomatoes is to not chop up the tomatoes. Just throw them in the way they come out of the can. The blender will do all of the chopping.