Traditional Indigenous Recipes
Sweet Potato Salsa
4 medium sweet potatoes
4 scallions or one large sweet onion
3 raw jalapenos or 1/2 c pickled ones. If you use raw ones, remove the seeds
1 red bell pepper, chopped and sautéed
1-2 large tomatoes (optional)
*Cumin to taste
Chili powder to taste
Black pepper and salt to taste
Powdered garlic to taste
*Juice of 1 lime
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Peel the potatoes and finely dice. Or pulse into a rough chop.
In a large bowl, put chopped potatoes and spices, drizzle olive oil on top then mix.
Spread potatoes onto cookie sheet and bake for 20 minutes or until tender.
Meanwhile, put jalapenos, sautéed red pepper and chopped tomato in food processor, or chop finely with knife.
After potatoes are done, gently mix all ingredients together in one large bowl. Pour lime juice over the top. Taste and add spices as needed. Refrigeration is optional.