4 P.M. INTERVIEW: Harvest of the Month-Tomatoes
Ruth Chipps, Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist with Black River Memorial Hospital, focuses on tomatoes in Harvest of the Month.
FRESH TOMATO LIME SALSA (Pico de gallo)
1 1/2 cups (about 3-5) plum/Roma tomatoes or other local variety such as “Melrose Tomatoes”
4 Tbsp. red or white onion, diced
2 Tbsp. cilantro, chopped
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced, fine
2 Tbsp. lime juice
1 Tbsp. olive oil
Optional pinch of salt and additional hot sauce if desired
Cut tomatoes in half and squeeze to remove seeds. Discard seeds and dice the tomatoes. Gently mix all ingredients in a bowl. Delicious with scrambled eggs.