This is the salsa that the farmer’s market team made for the competition at the KCBIA Merchant’s Market. Despite the judges opinions, I think it’s delicious.
5 Medium Tomatoes, de-fleshed and chopped
1 Medium Orange Bell Pepper, sliced into 2 inch sticks
1/2 of a Large Mango, chopped
3/4 of a cup shredded Basil
1/2 a cup diced Red Onion
3-5 Garlic cloves, crushed and diced very finely
1 tbsp Chipotle Tabasco sauce (alternatively, 2-3 tsp chipotle powder)
Add ingredients into a mixing bowl in the following order, stirring continuously: onions and garlic, basil, tomatoes, mango, peppers.
Squeeze the limes into the mixture, and continue to stir until evenly mixed.
Let sit for 15 minute, mixing occasionally.
Plate attractively and serve.