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    • Salsa Mix in a Jar

      Make your own zesty salasa mix in a jar! Make salsa instantly with just a couple teaspoons of this delicious mix and a can of tomatoes, perfect for unexpected guests!

      You'll Need:
      1 1/2 cups dried cilantro
      1 teaspoon garlic powder (more to taste)
      1/2 cup dried chopped onion
      1/4 cup dried red pepper flakes
      1 tablespoon salt
      1 tablespoon pepper

      Measure all into ziploc bag, seal & shake to combine.
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      Spicy Salsa
      Combine the following, mix well: Chill 1 hour to let spices mingle.
      2 tablespoons salsa mix
      10 oz can Mexican-style tomatoes.

      Serve with tortilla chips.

      Salsa Spread
      2 tablespoons salsa mix
      1. Chopped Tomatoes
      1 cup softened cream cheese

      Combine Mix, tomatoes, Cream Cheese, chill 2 hours. Serve with Chips/Crackers/Veggie Sticks.
      Comments 3 Comments
      1. jj2020's Avatar
        jj2020 -
        this salsa is amazing! I do have a question though, do you buy dried cilantro or dry cilantro after you buy it and how? I found one jar of cilantro, and used parsley for the rest of the recipe, it turned out great, would appreciate any feedback, thanks
      1. FreebieQueen's Avatar
        FreebieQueen -
        Normally I grow my own cilantro (it spreads really rapidly & is super easy to grow!) and dry it in my food dehydrator. You can also dry your own in the oven (at 200F) on cooking racks set onto cookie sheets. Here's a complete how to dry your own herbs.

        I have, on occasion, found cilantro at Aldi's for $1.00 per 2 oz container and also at Big Lots for $1. I'm not sure if you have either of those stores near you or not.

        Cilantro grows VERY well in small pots indoors on a windowsill. It's a very tolerant plant and smells very nice too. (Well, I guess the jury is out on this one, I LOVE the smell of it, dh thinks it smells like Feet!).
      1. jj2020's Avatar
        jj2020 -
        Quote Originally Posted by FreebieQueen View Post
        Normally I grow my own cilantro (it spreads really rapidly & is super easy to grow!) and dry it in my food dehydrator. You can also dry your own in the oven (at 200F) on cooking racks set onto cookie sheets. Here's a complete how to dry your own herbs.

        I have, on occasion, found cilantro at Aldi's for $1.00 per 2 oz container and also at Big Lots for $1. I'm not sure if you have either of those stores near you or not.

        Cilantro grows VERY well in small pots indoors on a windowsill. It's a very tolerant plant and smells very nice too. (Well, I guess the jury is out on this one, I LOVE the smell of it, dh thinks it smells like Feet!).
        Thanks, I do have an Aldi's, I checked there, ours dosn't have it. But I'm going to try growing some of my herbs, it gets alittle expensive buying them. Thanks for all the input!


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