This salsa is simple to make and has a perfect balance of flavors.
1 lb. habañero chilis, fresh, stems removed
½ lb. guajillo chilis
1 lb. ancho chilis
½ lb. chili de arbol, dried
4 medium tomatoes
1 cup peeled garlic cloves
1 quartered onion
2 tbsp. ground cumin
¼ cup lemon juice
Salt to taste
- Place first seven ingredients in 400°F oven to roast, until onion is softened and chilis are well toasted (browned and crispy, not burnt).
- Remove chili stems and steep in hot water, until soft.
- Blend all ingredients with enough steeping water to create smooth consistency. Adjust salt to taste.
- Pour over favorite sandwich or burrito.