29 Uses for Leftover Salsa

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    You’ve thrown a great party and now you have a gallon and a half of leftover salsa. What do you do? Salsa is the most sold condiment in the world for a reason – it works with virtually any food! Gone are the days of just using it on nachos or in a chip dip. Check out our compilation of what you can do with leftover salsa.

    1. Mix your favorite salsa with mayonnaise or ketchup; use as a dip for french fries.

    2. Combine with softened butter and refrigerate for a salsa compound butter; add thin slices to a grilled steak.

    3. Stir into scrambled eggs or add to omelets and frittatas.

    4. Spoon into cooked grits; add bacon and cheese.

    5. Add to burger meat mixtures or slather on top of burgers. How about a Veggie Burger with two slices of avocado & salsa?

    6. Add lime juice and pureed salsa and marinate meat.

    7. Replace tomato sauce for a chunky tomato salsa on a homemade pizza.

    8. Make a bechamel sauce, add salsa and toss with pasta.

    9. Stir into cooked rice; add sliced olives and cheddar cheese.

    10. Spread thinly onto a grilled cheese sandwich to give it some zing!

    11. Use a pureed, chile intense salsa as an enchilada sauce.

    15. Use as a cocktail sauce for shrimp.

    16. Add it to your deviled eggs for a blast of flavor.

    17. Combine with cheese for jalapeno popper filling.

    18. Top off tacos, burritos, or huevos rancheros. A great way to liven up anything from Taco Bell.

    19. Glaze a sweet, fruit-filled salsa over pound cake or drizzle over ice cream.

    20. Add breadcrumbs and feta cheese to salsa; stuff into eggplant halves.

    21. Use a semi-chunky salsa, as an easy start to bruschetta.

    22. Mix with goat cheese and use as a dip for veggies or serve with crackers.

    23. For a quick Mediterranean spin, top fish or chicken with an olive-filled salsa, like a roasted garlic and olive salsa, and bake.

    24. Add cucumbers, jalapenos, tomatoes and vegetable stock to salsa. Puree into gazpacho.

    25. Mix equal parts with yogurt or sour cream; slather on a baked potato or combine with mashed potatoes.

    26. Add to meatloaf to give it a Mexican flair.

    27. Stir into chicken salad, tuna salad or potato salad.

    28. Mix with lemon or lime juice and use as a ceviche marinade.

    29. Use it thinned out with olive oil as a base for salad dressing.

    The Author:

    Pyro Pete Sauces & Rubs St. Louis Missouri. http://www.facebook.com/pyropetesauces

    Source: EzineArticles.com

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