Charred Tomato Salsa

Yields 3 | Total Time: 40 minutes

This quick and easy Charred Tomato Salsa is as good as or better than anything you’ll find at the local grocery store. It is great as a salsa for chips and salsa or as a condiment for tacos or grilled steak or chicken.

Ingredients

  • 7 ripe Plum Tomatoes, halved
  • 2 Garlic cloves, roughly chopped
  • 1 small Red Onion, cut into ½ inch rounds
  • 2 Serrano Chilies, roughly chopped
  • 2 Chipotle Chiles in Adobo
  • 2 Limes, Zest and Juice
  • 3 Tablespoons Cilantro
  • Olive Oil
  • 2 Tablespoons Pork Barrel BBQ All-American Spice Rub
  • Salt and Black Pepper
  • Tortilla Chips

Instructions

Cut the tomatoes in half and brush with olive oil and season with Pork Barrel BBQ All-American Spice Rub and grill over direct heat for about 10 minutes. Cut the onion in ½ inch slices and brush with olive oil and season with Pork Barrel BBQ All-American Spice Rub and grill over direct heat for 2 minutes per side. In a blender, combine the grilled tomato, garlic, grilled onion, Serrano chilies, chipotle chilies, lime zest and juice and cilantro. Blend until smooth. Season with salt and black pepper to taste. Serve in a bowl with tortilla chips.