Chunky Chile Salsa

chunky-chile-salsa Photo: Romulo Yanes


  • 1 dried ancho, poblano or other chile
  • 1 1/2 pounds tomatoes, diced
  • 1 small red onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper


1. In a small bowl, soak chile in 1/2 cup boiling water until softened, 5 to 10 minutes. Discard liquid. Let chile dry, split open and remove seeds and hard bits. Finely chop chile; transfer to a serving bowl.

2. Toss in tomatoes, onion, parsley, lime juice, salt and pepper.

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  • Yield: Makes: 12 servings (serving size: 1/3 cup)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 21
Fat per serving: 0.0g
Saturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Protein per serving: 1g
Carbohydrate per serving: 5g
Fiber per serving: 1g
Cholesterol per serving: 0.0mg
Iron per serving: 0.0mg
Sodium per serving: 85mg
Calcium per serving: 14mg

Good to Know

Prefer a smoother salsa? Pulse half of it in a blender, then fold it back into the chunky half.