09.08.11 // Winning Recipes : 3rd Place : Salsa #9

Team bangbangsalsa isn’t afraid of spice, and in the end, it’s that no-risk-no-reward attitude that got them into the winners circle! Their Salsa #9 brought heat with habaneros, but not so much so that you couldn’t taste all the other tasty flavors in the mix. Make this salsa while tomatoes and peppers are still perfectly pickable! Continue reading for recipe…

Salsa #9
by Team bangbangsalsa

ROAST the following:

-8-10 habaneros +/- for heat
-3-6 jalapenos & serranos
-5 Roma tomatoes
-5 tomatillos

BOIL the following:

1 qt. vegetable stock
3 cups water
5 cloves garlic
2 tbsp cayenne pepper
1 tbsp paprika

Combine liquid and roasted vegetables (once blackened) and cook down till tomatoes are soft. Then blend everything together. Afterwards, fold in:

1/3 bunch cilantro
1/2 chopped red onion
2 tbsp cider vinegar
juice from 2 limes

Chill for at least 3 hours. Enjoy!