Jim's Farm Fresh Salsa
INGREDIENTS
  • Servings: 4-6 as a side dish
  • Preparation Time: 5 min
  • 2-3 tomatoes, diced (ex: 1/2 inch cubes)
  • 1/2 to 1 jalapeño peppers, chopped finely
  • 1 zucchini (and/or pattypan squash), chopped (ex: 1/4 inch cubes)
  • 1 garlic scape (or 1/2 to 1 garlic bulb), peeled and chopped finely
  • 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • Salt to taste
  • A few handfuls of fresh cilantro, chopped (optional)
DIRECTIONS
  1. Mix all ingredients in a serving bowl. Serve. Voilà!
  2. NOTE: Put less jalapeño first and add it, to taste (jalapeño peppers can range quite drastically in "heat" so you're better to add then to put too much).
RECIPE BACKSTORY
FEATURING: Zucchini (and/or pattypan squash), tomatoes, jalapeño pepper, garlic or garlic scape and cilantro (optional). A quick "salsa" that Jim created and that became a staple at our farm. It is not a juicy salsa but we find it is still great eaten with tortilla chips or added to your favorite tacos/burritos or served as a side dish with your favorite Mexican dish. NOTE: In the guacamole Jim also did for this picture, there is avocado, fresh onion tops, arugula, lemon and salt! Arugula gives it a nice fresh twist (here is his recipe: https://www.bakespace.com/recipes/detail/Jim%27s-Guacamole-with-Arugula/84509/)! Also on the picture: sautéed peppers with onions and home-made tortillas.