Salsa commonly refers to a spicy condiment or sauce made of chopped fresh tomatoes, onions, green peppers, cilantro or other herbs, and lemon or lime juice, often served with Mexican food, but often served also served as a dip or a topping or as an ingredient in dips. It ranges in spiciness from mild to hot to extremely hot.
The word salsa can also refer to several types of sauces for example: salsa verde, salsa rioja, Mango Salsa, Pineapple Salsa. Habanero salsa and Corn salsa just to mention, a few.
You can also buy pre-made salsa in a jar at your local store. They are mostly available on the chips isle or on the isle with taco shells.
Salsa is the Spanish word for sauce.
Ingredients in bottled Salsa
Tomatoes, Tomato puree, Tomato Juice, Diced Green Bell Peppers, Diced Jalapeno Peppers, Diced Onions, Dehydrated Onion, Dehydrated garlic, Dehydrated Cilantro, Natural Flavour, Water, Vinegar, Sugar, Salt, Paprika Extract, Spices, Citric Acid, Calcium Chloride, Modified Corn Starch.
Nutriton Facts of Bottled Salsa (Selection Brand)
¼ cup (60ml) provides 25 calories and the following:
- Sodium: 390mg
- Carbohydrates: 5g (fibre 1g, sugar 3g)
- Protein: 1g
Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA): Vitamin A (2%) Vitamin C (4%); Calcium (2%), Iron (2%)
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