Garden Salsa Recipe

Enjoy this fresh and easy-to-make chunky salsa recipe with corn tortillas or quesadillas. Making salsa is a great way for kids to practice their chopping skills, or try scissor salsa! Have your students chop the salsa ingredients using scissors. Fun, fast and delicious!


• 1/2 lime

• 1 medium onion

• 4 cups Tiny Tim tomatoes OR 3 large tomatoes

• 1/4 cup cilantro or parsley (optional) Tabasco sauce (optional)

• Pinch of salt



Using a pull hand chopper, chop onions and tomatoes to desired size. You can also dice by hand, or use scissors to cut tomatoes and onions for scissor salsa!

Mix onions and tomatoes in a bowl and squeeze the juice of 1/2 a lime on top. Add tabasco to make it as hot as you like. Mix again. *It’s best that teachers handle the tabasco.

Optional: chop 1/2 cup of parsley or cilantro – try using the scissors to chop! Mix with other ingredients.

Enjoy! Salsa will store a few days in the refrigerator.

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