Hot tomato salsa with breadsticks and carrot sticks

Why buy salty overpriced salsa when you can quickly make your own with fresh ingredients. Not only will it taste better but you will be have more vitamin C from the tomatoes. If you don't have a food processor, skin the tomatoes, then chop them finely along with the coriander and chilli, and grate the onion before mixing all together in a bowl.

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250g ripe tomatoes, washed, stalks removed and halved
1 small onion, peeled and quartered
1 clove garlic, crushed
½ small green chilli (optional)
5g fresh coriander leaves
1 tbsp lemon juice
Black pepper


To serve:
2 long regular breadsticks
1 carrot cut into batons


Calories: 94

No of servings: 4

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 0 minutes

This recipe is suitable for the following diets: Simple Solution (LCD). 


1. Place all the ingredients in a food processor and pulse so that they are roughly chopped. Be careful not to over-process.
2. Pour into an airtight container and chill until you are ready to use.


Serving suggestions: use celery or cucumber sticks.

Storage: the salsa can be refrigerated for 48 hours, but is not suitable for freezing.

Nutritional Info

Energy kcal 94.00
Protein g 2.90
Carbohydrate g 16.80
Of which sugars g 6.50
Fat g 1.70
Of which saturates g 1.10
Fibre g 3.60
Sodium g 0.10
Salt g 0.30
Portions of vegetables 12