Fresh Tomato and Garlic Scape Salsa

Fresh Tomato and Garlic Scape Salsa
Staff Writer
Fresh Tomato and Garlic Scape Salsa

Jacqueline Fisch

Fresh Tomato and Garlic Scape Salsa

This was so good I ate the whole batch in a day! If you subscribe to a CSA and have some garlic scapes but don't know what to do with them, or if you took home a bunch from the farmers' market, give this recipe a shot. It's simple, delicious, and comes together in just minutes.

Click here to see In Season: Garlic Scapes.

Ingredients

  • medium-sized tomatoes, chopped
  • garlic scape, diced
  • scallion, diced
  • 1/4  Cup  diced red or white onion
  • 2-3  Tablespoons  cilantro
  • mint leaves, chopped very finely
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  sea salt
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  dried chiles or 1/2 fresh jalapeño (optional)

Directions

In a bowl, combine all of the ingredients and stir.

Nutritional Facts

Sugar
1g
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
1g
1%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
2mg
3%
Calcium, Ca
1mg
0%
Folate, total
2µg
1%
Phosphorus, P
5mg
1%
Sodium, Na
69mg
5%
Water
7g
0%

Tomato Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Tomato Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.