Sierra Vista Restaurant Takes the #1 Spot for Best Salsa in Arizona
Salsa is a delicious and versatile condiment that can spice up any dish. Move over ketchup. In Arizona, we put salsa on everything!
For some of us, the best salsa is that delicious melding of tomatoes and spices that Abuela used to make.
Mi Abuela es su Abuela
Even if you're not of Mexican heritage and even if you don't call your grandmother abuela, if you grew up in Arizona, sooner or later someone's grandmother is going to adopt you.
And if you're really lucky, you'll get to help her make salsa. That's the closest you'll ever get to receiving the family recipe. You'll have to pay special attention because I'm certain, the directions will go something like this:
Abuela's Salsa Recipe:
- Get the kind of tomatoes that look ripe, but not too ripe. You know. The good ones.
- Chop up some cilantro. Kind of fine, but not too much. You have to taste it when you add it. Same with the onions.
- You gotta have fresh jalapeños, just enough to make it spicy, but not so much that your weird cousin with stomach issues can't eat it. Unless you like it that way. Then go ahead and do what you want.
- Mix it all together until it looks right.
Mix Until the Salsa Looks Right
Like I said, pay close attention. She won't list all the ingredients up front and you'll have to watch in order to figure out the consistency.
Take notes, but don't expect to get anything handed to you. And you'll have to observe what "looks right" means because there's no other way to describe what she means. You'll just know.
The Best Salsa in Arizona and You Don't Have to Make it Yourself
I'm gonna save you a little time here. If you don't have time to learn to make Abuela's Best Salsa, you can find the best salsa in the Southeast corner of Arizona, right in the heart of Cochise County.
The salsa has a 4.0 rating! Many of the customers swear this salsa is the best they've ever tasted - it's flavorful and authentic, and they can't get enough.
La Casita's salsa is made fresh every day with tomatoes, onions, cilantro, jalapeños, and spices. It's delicious!
If you can't make your own salsa, you can bet that La Casita's is Abuela-approved!
"Number one in all of Arizona!" - Abuela
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