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Fresh Salsa

Fresh herbs add flavor--so you can use less salt.

6 tomatoes preferably Roma (or 3 large tomatoes)
1/2 medium onion finely chopped
1 clove garlic, finely minced
2 serrano or jalapeno peppers, finely chopped
3 tablespoons   cilantro, chopped
1/8 teaspoon   oregano, finely crushed
1/8 teaspoon   salt
1/8 teaspoon   pepper
1/2 avocado diced (black skin)
juice of 1 lime

  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a glass bowl.

  2. Serve immediately or refrigerate and serve within 4 or 5 hours.

Yield: 8 servings--Serving size: 1/2 cup

Each serving provides:

Calories: 42
Total fat: 2 g
Saturated fat: Less than 1 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 44 mg
Calcium: 12 mg
Iron: 1 mg

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