Carmen’s Tomato-Avocado Salsa & Virgin Margaritas

Episode: #6
Airdate: 7th June 2020
Presenter: Trevor Cochrane & Carmen Braidwood
Story Title: Carmen’s Tomato-Avocado Salsa & Virgin Margaritas

Salsa Ingredients
2-3 tomatoes
1 avocado
1-2 chili
1 garlic clove
1 red onion
1 lime
Smoked paprika to sprinkle
Tortilla or corn chips to serve

Salsa Recipe

  • Finely dice your tomatoes, avocado, chilis and coriander.
  • Juice lime and cover the diced onion in juice for 5-10 mins.
  • Combine diced veggies and herbs, then add your crushed garlic.
  • Sprinkle with smoked paprika and serve with corn or tortilla chips.

Virgin Margarita Ingredients
2 parts lemon juice
2 parts lime juice
1 part orange juice
3 parts simple syrup (1 cup of sugar dissolved into 1 cup water over heat)
¼ teaspoon orange extract (if you have)
Sea salt for the rim of the glass

Virgin Margarita Recipe

  • Add lemon, lime and orange juice
  • Dissolve 1 cup of sugar and 1 cup of water over heat
  • Use lime juice and dip into layer of sea salt on a saucer
  • Shake ingredients over ice
  • Pour into salt rimmed glass
  • Serve and enjoy!