Chips and Salsa can be an appetizer or…if you’re not careful…a meal of its own! When we go to our favorite Mexican restaurants, we always look forward to “the opener” while sipping an on-the-rocks margarita and perusing the menu. The problem is when you plow through the first basket of chips so fast that someone in the group boldly asks the waiter for “one more basket, please” before everybody finishes reading the menu. That’s when the appetizer turns in to an app-inner (appetizer-dinner, come on, tell me you know what I’m talkin’ about here.) Unlike the restaurant experience, when you make salsa at the campsite, you can limit the quantity to one batch and save room for your meal…that’s a good thing. Fresh and spicy salsa is a little more work than opening a store-bought jar but it’s well worth it. I beg you…stay away from the jar…you’ll be happy you did! Psst we’re compensated…see our disclosures.
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Here’s how to make it.
Chips with Fresh and Spicy Salsa camp recipes
4 Roma tomatoes-chopped (make sure you capture the juice from the tomatoes!)
½ small onion-finely chopped
1 clove garlic-finely minced (if the garlic clove is small, we like to use 2 because we are garlic freaks when it comes to Mexican food!)
1 bunch cilantro-chopped
1 (or more if you dare) jalapeno-finely chopped (heat levels of peppers vary so test first and adjust for your taste)
Juice of 1 lime
Salt and pepper to taste
Serve with your favorite chips
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