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Old 01-26-2006, 10:11 PM   #11
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I would suggest a "spoonful of sugar"...(maybe two). Many times that's enough to cut the "bitterness" which is sometimes just the tomatoes. I use 1/2 cup in mine...but I use a gallon of diced tomatoes. It is definately not "sweet"...but it is not bitter either. Good luck!
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Old 01-27-2006, 09:53 AM   #12
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Hey guys, just wanted to give you an update.

I've been working out the kinks in my salsa recipe, and I think I have it down.

I figured out what the original off flavor was - onion. The amount of red onion I used was was too much. I cut it in half and changed to a sweet onion, and voila!

Here's my recipe to date:

2 green bell peppers
1 red bell pepper
1/2 large sweet onion
6 jalepenos
1 habanero
2 carrots or 1 large handful baby carrots
1/4 teaspoon cumin
Leaves from 1 bunch cilantro
2 teaspoon salt
7 Roma or Plum tomatoes
2 teaspoons lime juice
2 teaspoons lemon juice

Of course it tastes better after a day or two in the fridge.

Thanks again to everyone who helped me out!
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