tomato salsa

picture by Simply Recipes

Rich colour & flavour, this fresh tomato salsa is delicious with raw vegetable sticks or corn chips. It makes a great garnish for eggs, fish & chicken; alternatively serve it on crusty bread as a bruschetta.


4 tomatoes, finely chopped (tomatoes can be roasted for additional flavour)
1 yellow capsicum, cut fine (can be roasted too)
1/4 telegraph cucumber, finely chopped
2 spring onions, finely chopped
1 tbsp capers
Handful flat parsley leaves cut fine
Handful of fresh oregano, cut fine
2 tbsp Karengo flakes
2 tsp balsamic vinegar
125ml extra virgin olive oil
1/2 tsp dried chilli flakes or 2-3 pepper dew chilli peppers cut fine.
Freshly ground pepper
½ cup tomato passata (opt’l)


For The Salsa, mix all the ingredients in a bowl, season to taste and set aside at room temperature.

Makes about 1 cup.