Tomato Salsa


1 cup tomato, diced and seeded

2 tablespoons basil, fresh, chopped (or 1 teaspoon basil, dried, crushed)

1 teaspoon mint, fresh, finely chopped (1/4 teaspoon mint, dried, crushed)

1 tablespoon scallions, thinly sliced

2 teaspoon lime juice, fresh

2 teaspoons olive oil 

  1. Wash and prepare fresh vegetables and herbs.
  2. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and gently mix.
  • Add 1/3 cup of corn for color and flavor. 
  • Serve with baked tortilla chips, whole-wheat crackers or raw vegetables.
  • Use salsa as a sauce over baked or broiled chicken, fish, or tofu.
Nutrition Facts: 

Serving size:  1/4 cup

Calories: 30

Fruits and Vegetables: 1/4 cup

Fat: 2.5 g

Fiber: 1 g

Sodium: 0 mg


This material was developed by the UMass Extension Nutrition Education Program.

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