Pico de gallo salsa dips

How to Make Authentic Mexican Salsa in 5 Steps

Fresh salsa

Have you ever wondered how to make authentic Mexican salsa? If not, you probably should: Salsa nutritional facts are encouraging (a 2-tablspoon serving has as few as 10 calories), and there are plenty of delicious recipes using salsa that go far beyond the standard bag of tortilla chips.

There are many different types of salsa, but some of the easiest to make at home are pica de gallo salsa dips. Also known as salsa fresca or salsa Mexicana, this traditional salsa is made with just a few raw ingredients that are easy to throw together for use in a wide variety of meals. Here’s a beginner-friendly guide of how to make authentic Mexican salsa in five steps and just (more…)

08 Dec 2014

Looking for Healthy Salsa That Will Still Wake Up Your Taste Buds?

How to make authentic mexican salsa

Did you know that, according to Fox News, salsa is now the most popular condiment in the United States? Thanks to an increased interest in healthy eating, different types of salsa, from those based on classic southwestern salsa recipes to hearty black bean versions, regularly fly off the shelves. Salsa nutrition, when compared to ketchup, relish, and other more traditional American condiments is robust, so its popularity isn’t terribly surprising.

That being said, not every type of salsa is truly all that good for you. Fresh salsa calories may b (more…)

06 Oct 2014

Need Dinner Ideas? Try These Recipes Using Salsa

Classic mild salsa dip

It’s a pretty good bet that whenever there’s a party — be it a potluck, a cocktail party, a backyard BBQ or even a kid’s birthday party — there will be at least one tub of salsa alongside a bag of tortilla chips. And there are so many different kinds of salsa these days! From classic mild salsa dips and pico de gallo salsa dips, to gourmet versions like watermelon salsa or mango salsa, nearly everyone kind find a variety of this delicious appetizer that appeals to them.

There’s so much more you can do with salsa, besides just dunking your chips in it. Recipes using salsa abound. Given how versatile the dip is, and how high the level of salsa nutrition, it’s easy to use your imagination to incorporate salsa as an ingredient into your (more…)

19 Jun 2014

Add Some Spice to Your Food

Salsa nutrition

If you are looking to try food that is interesting, spicy and fresh salsa calories are great ones to add to almost any dish. But what is salsa? And how do you use it? That depends who you ask. Even the definition of classic mild salsa dip can be open to debate. There are cooked salsas and uncooked salsas and even recipes using salsa as an ingredient.

For some people using salsa nutrition can be a concern. But in many types of fresh salsa calories tend to be pretty low so it is a great choice either as a dip or as part of a recipe. Chock full of vegetables, and sometimes even protein packed beans, salsa can be a great way to add flavor without adding a whole lot of other unwanted things like fat and cholesterol.

With so many recipes with salsa dip out there, it can take a little experimentation to find your favorites. But remember, when it comes to adding flavor to your food few things give as much bang, and variety, for the buck as the fresh salsa calories straight from the jar.

04 Mar 2013