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It also removes a lot of their liquid content, which is handy for making a salsa that’s chunky and not overly watery.

Reprinted from The China Study Cookbook (BenBellaBooks, 2018)


  • 1½ cups chopped tomatoes
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • ¼ cup chopped onions
  • 1½ Tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp chopped jalapeño
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
  • ¼ tsp ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp chili powder
  • Salt, to taste


  • 1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Place tomatoes and garlic cloves on a parchment-lined baking sheet and cook for 45–50 minutes.
  • 2. Place tomates, garlic, and remaining ingredients in a food processor and pulse 5–6 times, until blended but still chunky.
  • 3. Adjust seasonings if necessary.

Cooking Tips

  • 1. This salsa goes well with baked chips, burritos, tostadas, and tacos.

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