HEIRLOOM TOMATO SALSA WITH AVOCADO

IMG_7274With so many heirloom tomatoes around, a quick salsa is the perfect way to incorporate them into any number of dishes. Featured yesterday on Rip + Tan, this heirloom tomato salsa is delicious as a topping for fish, chicken or paired with your favorite crunchy tortilla chips. Saying goodbye to summer, one bite at a time.

IMG_7267HEIRLOOM TOMATO SALSA WITH AVOCADO

2 medium heirloom tomatoes, cored and diced
1/2 sweet onion, diced fine
1 small clove of garlic, minced
12 cilantro springs, leaves and stems, chopped
1/2 ripe avocado, pit removed and flesh cut into small cubes
Juice of 1 lime
sea salt

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IMG_7272In a medium mixing bowl, combine tomatoes, onion, garlic, cilantro and avocado. Gently fold together. Add the juice of 1 lime and a pinch of sea salt and mix to combine. Taste. Add more lime or salt if necessary.

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Let salsa sit for 10 minutes at room temperature before serving so the flavors can meld.

Enjoy with chips, quesadillas, or as a topping on grilled chicken or fish.

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