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Celebrate CINCO DE MAYO with TOMATO SALSA

What You'll Need
2 Firm tomatoes
1 Small onion
1 Medium green pepper
1 Medium fresh lemon
1 Teaspoon black pepper
1 Teaspoon salt
1 Teaspoon garlic powder or 1 small garlic clove chopped
Chopped Cilantro (1 Tablespoon dried or 3 Tablespoons fresh)
1 Tablespoon oil (vegetable, corn or light olive)

Kitchen Tools You'll Need
2 medium bowls
Measuring spoons
1 Large spoon
1 Plastic Knife
1 Fork or wire whisk
1 Cutting board
Paper towels and plastic food wrap

What to Do
1. Rinse tomatoes in cold water, gently dry with paper towels. Cut tomatoes in half. Scoop out seeds and throw away. Chop and put into bowl.
2. Peel and chop onion and green pepper and add to bowl.
3. Rinse lemons under water, dry with paper towel. Cut lemon in half, remove seeds and squeeze juice into the bowl.
4. Add black pepper, garlic, salt, cilantro and oil to bowl. Mix well.
5. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and chill in refrigerator for at least 20 to 30 minutes.

TRY HOMEMADE CHIPS WITH SALSA

Crispy Tortilla Chips
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

What You'll Need
4 medium flour tortillas (7 inch)
1 flat cookie sheet or pizza stone
Plastic knife

What to Do
1. Cut tortillas into 8 even triangle wedges.
2. Place wedges in a single layer on cookie sheet or pizza stone.
3. Bake 8 - 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
4. Remove from oven and let cool completely.

Serving Suggestions
Eat plain or with your favorite salsa.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 8 chips and 1⁄4 cup of salsa
Calories: 196
Carbohydrates: 32 grams
Protein: 4 grams
Fat: 4 grams