Store-bought salsa is a great shortcut in any Mexican recipe, but making your own salsa brings a burst of flavor to every dish. Try different salsas in different Mexican dishes for creative variations.
Try this Mexican-inspired salsa over grilled chicken or pork.
Create a chunky dip by combining sour cream with a bit of salsa and chunks of queso fresco--a white, crumbly Mexican cheese. A swirl of fresh herbs and green onion add vivid flavor.
When you use fresh ingredients from your garden, this snack dip will really pop with flavor.
Avocados, tomatoes, and feta cheese combine in this cool and refreshing fresh fruit salsa.
A quick chicken-and-corn topper recipe turns a simple baked potato into a family-pleasing main dish.
Top this spicy salsa with toasted coconut and serve with crackers, grilled chicken, ham, or fish.
This marinated, grilled chicken thigh recipe has Asian flavors. Serve the chicken, topped with fresh salsa, on Ti leaves, which can be found at some florist shops. Wash and pat dry the leaves as you would any green.
Serve this fresh and crunchy salsa with chips or on top of grilled meats, chicken, or fish.
This fruity and spicy salsa combines chile peppers, cantaloupe, apples, and sweet peppers. It works as a sauce for your favorite meat or as an appetizer served with tortilla chips.
A corn bread topper gives this zesty chili a homey touch. Turkey is a healthier alternative to the red meat.
This tomato, fruit, and avocado salsa is a great topper for grilled fish steaks or chicken pieces. Try it with peaches instead of apricots.
Grilling brings out the intense flavors of these garden- or market-fresh vegetables in the recipe. Steam the vegetables in a paper bag to loosen the skins, making them easier to peel.
For a simple supper, try this twist on tacos--top corn-studded waffles with a lively black bean salsa. A cornmeal mix streamlines the preparation.
These spicy seafood appetizers are topped with a fresh and fruity salsa.
Fill a whole wheat tortilla with egg substitute, tomato, cilantro, and goat cheese for a healthy breakfast that's also easy to eat on the go.