Got this one via email from Cheryl.
Salsa Fresca from
Acapulco Restaurant in Santa Barbara CA
2 large tomatoes, seeded and chopped
1 med onion, chopped
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely diced
1 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
2 cloves garlic, pressed and then mashed in 1 teaspoon salt to create garlic paste
Juice of one l ime
V8 or tomato juice
Combine ingredients in a bowl and pour enough V8 or tomato juice to cover. Let sit at room temperature for flavors to meld. Add salt to taste.
Serve with tortilla chips.
This is a very forgiving recipe. I don’t actually measure anything. Adjust amounts to your own personal taste. Makes about 2 cups.