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How to cook traditional roasted salsa

Delicious, delicious roasted goodness.

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Now, you have some time to play in the kitchen and the previous quick salsas was OK, but you want something with a little more OOMPH. Enter the roasted salsa.

A roasted salsa can be made with tomatoes or tomatillos. Roasting the ingredients enhances the flavors. Fire roasting is better than gas, but I'm in need of a grill  (Donations accepted)

A roasted salsa can be made with tomatoes or tomatillos. Roasting the ingredients enhances the flavors. Fire roasting is better than gas, but I'm in need of a grill (Donations accepted)

Cover a cookie sheet with foil and place the ingredients on it. For this guide, we will use a gas oven. Set it to broil and put the ingredients 6-10 inches from the flame. We want a tasty char!

Cover a cookie sheet with foil and place the ingredients on it. For this guide, we will use a gas oven. Set it to broil and put the ingredients 6-10 inches from the flame. We want a tasty char!

Look at these! This is what I'm talking about!

Look at these! This is what I'm talking about!

Another awful shot!

Another awful shot!

Transfer everything to our trusty blender. I don't have a Vitamix or a Blendtec (again, donations accepted!), but a $30 Oster does the job.

Transfer everything to our trusty blender. I don't have a Vitamix or a Blendtec (again, donations accepted!), but a $30 Oster does the job.

Shot from the top. Nothing fancy

Shot from the top. Nothing fancy

Blend to your desired consistency.

Blend to your desired consistency.

Add salt to taste and enjoy. It can be a pinch or a spoonful. If you accidentally oversalt it, you can roast an extra tomato & blend it in to offset the savoryness. Yes, I'm aware I made up that word.

  • 2.0 Medium tomatoes
  • 1.0 Medium onion
  • 3.0 Garlic cloves
  • 2.0 Serrano peppers
  • Salt to taste