Salsa - Cooked Salsa
4 to 6 tomatoes peeled
(May substitute good quality canned tomatoes).
1 onion, coarsely chopped
1 garlic clove
1 to 2 jalapeño chilies peeled and seeded
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/2 teaspoon salt.
Cut tomatoes in half and cut out stems .Chop by hand or place in blender or food processor with onion and garlic. Blend just until tomatoes are chopped but not pureed. add chilies and blend a few seconds until chopped. Heat oil in a saucepan. Add chili mixture and salt. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes. Cool and add chopped cilantro and a squeeze of fresh lime. Serve at room temperature.