Salsa is a tasty and slightly spicy sauce and a great dish even for diabetics
Salsa (Spanish “sauce”) is a world-famous dish originating from Mexico. This hot sauce has a low glycemic index but also a fantastic aroma. Refreshes every extra dish. Salsa suits all people, even diabetics.
The basis of this dish is tomatoes (low-calorie vegetables, fats in carbohydrates, and rich in fiber and vitamins). The preparation of this sauce is simple with the addition of peppers, red onions and spices. The characteristic hotness and spiciness of the sauce was obtained by adding chilli peppers. The preparation time of this sauce is usually 10 minutes.
Salsa with meat – pour one tablespoon of salsa over lean chicken, lean steak or grilled fish. This way the dish is delicious without the addition of salt.
Salsa with bruschettas – put one tablespoon of salsa on a slice of integral toast (or prevented whole grain bread). Pre-rub a slice of bread with garlic. This is a great idea for an appetizer or even a delicious main meal.
Salsa with homemade tortillas – cut the tortilla dough from whole grains into triangles. Bake in the oven at 180 ° C (with fan operation) for up to 10 minutes or until crispy.
Salsa with integral spaghetti-ingredients can be ground in a blender and used in the form of a sauce with pasta.
Salsa verde – use green tomatoes to prepare the sauce.
Basic recipe for salsa
- In a small bowl, place 2 large finely chopped tomatoes (without seeds and juice), 2 large onions chopped into thin leaves, 3 tablespoons fresh coriander, the juice of one lime and the rind of one lime. Lime or lemon should be washed in a mild solution of dish detergent. Rinse the lime well under running cold water to remove the protective chemical from the peel.
- Add extra virgin olive oil to the mixture. Add pepper. Mix everything well. Keep the covered container for 10 minutes.
- Serve the side dish prepared in this way immediately. Transfer to a glass jar with an airtight seal if you are going to use the attachment later. You can keep salsa prepared in this way in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.