Salsa Roja (Red Sauce).

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July 2nd, 2010

This beautiful orange creamy salsa has a mild flavour is good for everything mexican; tacos, burritos, fajitas, dipping with corn chips and adding to refried beans.

Makes two cups.


  • 1 small onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • ¼ teaspoon allspice
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon clove
  • ½ teaspoon chilli powder
  • 5 medium tomatoes
  • Salt
  • Oil


Finely chop the garlic and onion. Add to a frypan with little oil and saute for 5 minutes over a medium heat until soft.

Roughly chop the tomatoes.

Add the spices to the pan and cook for half a minute until they are fragrant. Add the tomatoes and cook for ten minutes.

Blend in a food processor and season with salt to taste.