As the warmer months beckon, there emerges a desire for easy recipes that encapsulate the spirit of summer. This Tequila Spiked Salsa is truly a harmonious blend of fresh, vibrant ingredients that come together to create a melange of flavors.
We love this salsa as a non-obvious Cinco de Mayo garden party appetizer. This salsa stands as the perfect accompaniment, bringing a burst of color and freshness to the table.
But the charm of this salsa extends beyond Cinco de Mayo; it serves as the go-to recipe for a girls’ night in, adding a splash of summer’s vibrant hues to the evening.
This salsa deserves to be surrounded by close friends, sharing stories and laughter, adding a burst of flavor and joy to the gathering.
We highly recommend repurposing some of the ingredients into a classic guacamole. The creamy texture of the avocado in the guacamole beautifully complements the vibrant and fresh notes of the tomatillo and mango salsa, creating a symphony of flavors that dance harmoniously on the palate, a true celebration of summer in every bite.
Tequila Spiked Salsa
Total Time: 10 minutes
Yield: 6 servings
- 2 cups chopped and seeded Roma tomatoes
- 1 cup chopped tomatillos
- 1 cup chopped onion
- 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
- 1 whole avocado, peeled, pitted, and chopped
- 1 ripe mango, peeled, pitted, and chopped
- 2 tablespoons fresh squeezed lime juice
- 2 teaspoons tequila
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- In a medium bowl, combine the chopped Roma tomatoes, tomatillos, and onion.
- Add the freshly chopped cilantro to the mixture, lending a vibrant hue and a burst of flavor.
- Incorporate the chopped avocado and mango pieces, adding a creamy texture and a sweet note to the salsa.
- Pour in the fresh squeezed lime juice and tequila, mixing well to combine the flavors harmoniously.
- Season the salsa with kosher salt to enhance the natural flavors of the ingredients.
- Add the minced garlic cloves for a hint of pungency that balances the sweetness of the mango.
- Toss the ingredients gently to combine, ensuring a beautiful medley of colors and flavors in every bite.
- Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate to allow the flavors to meld, enhancing the salsa’s taste over time.