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Very good! I made this as written, except I only used 1 jalapeno and no hot sauce. That 1 jalapeno was plenty - equivalent to 'medium' store bought salsa. I prefer a spicier salsa, but no one else in the family does. The parsley however, is overpowering. 1/4 cup is too much (and I like parsley!). Next time I'll only use one sprig, if at all. I think I'll try lemon juice instead of lime next time, lemon seems to 'lift' flavours better. EDITED TO ADD: I had to throw this out. The parsley flavour got so intense it was completely overpowering. The tomato and onion flavours also were strange - instead of 'fresh', this just tasted raw to me. Perhaps I'll try this again but I'll simmer everything for a bit first, to remove the raw flavour.

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rusticgirl November 29, 2009

OUTSTANDING. Now I know how many of the Mexican restaurants make their salsa - with CANNED tomatoes. I loved this. I did sub out cilantro for the parsley, added some oregano and cumin and lemon pepper. Will make this recipe from now on! Thanks for sharing! UPDATE: I made this again and used Rotel tomatoes with chilis and left out the jalapenos and it was medium heat I would say. Just FYI :)

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JanuaryBride November 18, 2013

I went one step further than just using canned tomatoes - I used dehydrated garlic and onion, cilantro flakes, and the lime juice came out of one of those little plastic squeeze lime. The tomatoes were petite diced with chilis (hot), so I simply mixed it all up and let it sit in the fridge for a couple hours. It was as good as anything I've bought in the store and at about 1/3 the cost. Now I'm waiting for canned diced tomatoes to go on sale!

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DJRMel August 18, 2011

I didn't have any salsa to go with an extra bag of chips left from the holidays so this was great.
I used a large can of diced tomatos, added a can of green chilis with jarred jalepenos, used lemon instead of lime (didn't have lime) and saved some of the tomatos and chopped onion to stir in after processing to make it a little chunky. Really good and fresh tasting, I might not ever buy salsa again!

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jlhorton December 27, 2010

Fabulous! I won't be buying salsa ever again :D

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Herb-Cat November 29, 2010

Very good stuff!! I used 2 (14 oz) cans of tomatoes, why waste a 1/2 a can??? And used cilantro instead of parsley. We make this often. Thanks for sharing.

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armymomx2 May 05, 2009

Very fast and easy to make. I substituted the parsley with cilantro so that it would taste like a salsa rather than a marinara sauce.

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ms.laneaazevedo April 26, 2014

Made exactly as written, this is just a terrible excuse for a salsa. Parsley? Really?

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steelersgirl9999_12546374 March 19, 2014

I love this recipe. I needed salsa for a recipe ,so I figured I'd try it. The only ingredient that I didn't have was the jalapeño but I increased the hot sauce. Great! <br/> I had extra left over to have with chips. Yum!

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dsjoreen_12477194 February 13, 2014
Homemade Salsa using canned tomatoes!