Paupers Salsa - 2014 World Champion
Cuisine: Southwest
Author: Barbara Ward
Prep time: 1 hour
Total time: 1 hour
2014 World Champion Salsa Cookoff winner - a fresh salsa with lots of tomatoes, onions, bell peppers and the right amount of heat.
Ingredients
  • 1 15 oz can of Hunt's Tomato Sauce
  • 5 cups diced ripe tomatoes (about 6-8 tomatoes)
  • 1 cup chopped green onions (about 1 bunch)
  • 1 cup diced mild sweet onion (1 medium)
  • ⅔ cup diced red onion (about ½ onion)
  • ½ cup diced red bell pepper
  • ½ cup diced yellow bell pepper
  • ½ cup diced orange bell pepper
  • 2 medium Jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced
  • 4-6 Serrano peppers, seeded and minced (add slowly to taste / adjust heat)
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp pressed garlic
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
  • salt to taste (about ¼ tsp)
  • lime juice to taste (about 1 lime)
  • optional: 2 avocados, diced; ¼ cup diced hot green chiles & reduce Serranos by approximately 1 Serrano (adjust to taste)
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, combine and mix all ingredients except lime juice and salt.
  2. Let mixture stand for 15-20 minutes. Add the salt & lime juice to taste and serve. If desired, add avocado and green chiles.
Notes
Barbara Ward's original recipe: http://chilicookoff.com/Winner/WS_2014.asp
Recipe by Denver Green Chili at https://denvergreenchili.com/award-winning-recipes/champion-salsas/paupers-salsa-2014-world-champion/