Mark Bittman's Tomato-Onion Salsa

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

This is a very easy mild salsa recipe from Mark Bittman's excellent cookbook, "How to Cook Everything". This simple recipe is good as is but is also well suited to adding it whatever flavours you enjoy. (You can add some chopped cilantro, lime juice instead of lemon, corn kernels, chile peppers, etc...) Makes about 2 cups.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Quarter the onion and tomatoes and whiz them in a food processor or blender with all the other ingredients except the lemon juice.
  2. Taste and add more salt and paprika or cayenne if needed along with the lemon juice or vinegar to taste. Serve or refrigerate for up to a day or two before serving.