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Salsa Cruda (Raw Tomato Sauce)

Per Serving

Salsa Cruda (Raw Tomato Sauce)

Makes: 8 servings
Serving Size: 1 cup
Calories 75
Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 0.7 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Carbohydrate 7 g
Fiber 2 g
Sugars 4 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 145 mg
Potassium 385 mg
Protein 1 g
Phosphorus 40 mg
Choices: Nonstarchy Vegetable 1, Fat 1
  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Preparation Time: 25 minutes


2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed with a knife
3 lbs. mixed cherry, plum, and vine-ripened tomatoes, diced into 3/4-inch pieces
1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped
3 Tbsp. olive oil
1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
1/2 tsp. sea salt
1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper


  1. Rub a large mixing bowl with the garlic and then discard the garlic. Add the tomatoes, and with your hands lightly crush them to release their juices. Add the basil, oil, vinegars, salt, and pepper. Cover and let stand for 1/2 hour at room temperature.
  2. If desired, serve over a portion of warm or cold pasta or over grilled fish, chicken, or lean beef.

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