Salsa Mix in a Jar

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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.

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4 Comments

  1. 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

  2. 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!).

    • 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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