Surprising Salsa

When I served this, someone complained it wasn't hot enough. The heat hit her a couple of seconds later and she gasped for air. Her reaction was a sight to behold.

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Featured Ingredients

Cayenne pepper tops out at 40,000 Scoville heat units, it’s extremely hot! A little bit adds a fiery kick to any dish, enhancing other... Size Options
$5.49 Glass jar, 1/2 cup (wt. 2.6 oz)

Surprising Salsa Recipe

  • 1/2 cup canned diced tomato, drained
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 serrano pepper finely sliced
  • 1 sprig cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon (or to taste) cayenne pepper
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Preparation Instructions

Mix all ingredients together. Refrigerate for at least 1/2 hour before serving.

Yield: Varies
Helpful Hints

The serrano provides the initial heat. The heat from the cayenne pepper kicks in later. Go easy on the cayenne pepper if you don't want your guests to choke.


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