Salsa Fresca
Recipe type: appetizers
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 scallions, including 2 inches of the green top, chopped
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 1 ½ quarts canned plum tomatoes, drained and crushed
  • 1 large green bell pepper, chopped
  • ¼ cup finely chopped cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  1. In a large sauté pan over medium heat, warm the olive oil for one minute.
  2. Add the scallions and onions and sauté, stirring for two minutes.
  3. Add the tomatoes, bell pepper, cilantro, oregano, red pepper flakes, and pepper.
  4. Turn heat up to high and cook the mixture, stirring occasionally, until the sauce is reduced to about 2 cup.
  5. Cool and use, or store refrigerated.
  6. Spread the sauce over the pizza shell.
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