I have boiled, roasted and grilled more tomatoes, peppers and garlic than I can count trying to find that perfect salsa I get at my favorite Mexican restaurant. While I came up with some pretty good salsa’s, this is the one I love. The color and consistency tipped me off as to where I was going astray. And while I had to move away from the fresh tomato’s it was worth it.
If you want to use fresh tomatoes you can. Just put them in boiling water for a couple minutes and then transfer to an ice bath and the skin will come off easily. Let the tomatoes cool before processing. (more…)