She calls it “Fired Tomato and Chile Salsa”, he calls it “OG Salsa”. Place of birth: Los Angeles, CA. Date of birth: c. 2000s.
What exactly is OG Salsa you ask? If you’re from LA I don’t think I need to define, but if you’re from elsewhere Urban Dictionary does a pretty decent job defining OG.
Remember in my last post when I declared that He (from she cooks, he eats) makes the best tacos on earth and if I had to pick a last meal, that would be it. One of the reasons why I love those tacos is because of the equally delicious salsa that he makes with them! Being an avid supporter of she cooks, he eats, he was sweet enough to share his now not-so-secret infamous salsa recipe.
So let’s get started! First roast the peppers, tomatoes, and garlic…
Roasting the peppers, tomatoes, and garlic will take a while…
Once all the peppers, tomatoes, and garlic cloves are roasted, put in a plastic bag…
Wait a few minutes and remove the skin of peppers, tomatoes, and squeeze the garlic out of the cloves. Next you will have to…
Since you’re dicing up the peppers, you mind as well dice up an onion!
Put the peppers, onions, and garlic in the bowl of tomatoes and…
Lastly season with salt/pepper to taste and squeeze in some lemon juice….
Hope you all enjoy it as much as I do! What are some of your favorite homemade salsa recipes?
OG Salsa (also known as Fired Tomato and Chile Salsa)
- 4 tomatoes
- 2 chiles (any kind)
- 1 Anaheim pepper or 1 Poblano pepper
- 2 garlic cloves
- a quarter of an onion
- half a lemon or 2 key limes
- Roast the peppers and tomatoes on the stove top burner and the garlic on a pan. Roast until completely blacken on all sides, slightly blacken for the garlic.
- Put the peppers, tomatoes, and garlic in a plastic bag to steam so that the skins can be easily removed. When cooled, remove the skins.
- Mash the tomatoes in a bowl.
- De-seed and dice the peppers, and squeeze the garlic out of the cloves.
- Put the peppers, garlic, and onions in with the tomatoes and mash all together.
- Season with salt/pepper to taste.
- Add the juice of half a lemon and stir well.
- Chill in the fridge for at least 10 minutes prior to serving.
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