Fresh Tomato Hot Sauce

  • 2 large, ripe tomatoes (about 1 1/4 cups chopped)
  • 4 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro (coriander leaves)
  • 1 Jalepeno chili pepper
  • 5 Tbsp vinegar
  • salt to taste (about 1/2 tsp)
  • Minced garlic (optional)

Chop the tomatoes rather finely and add the chopped cilantro.  Peel and seed the chili pepper and mince it.  Sir it well into the tomatoes, add the onions, vinegar, and a generout amount of salt.  Add minced garlic and more salt to taste.  Serve cold.

Makes 1 1/2 cups