This Italian Salsa Cruda is a great way to enjoy ripe summer tomatoes, sweet bell peppers, and fresh Italian herbs. It is perfect for bruschetta, tossed with pasta, or spooned over grilled meat or fish.
Italian Salsa Cruda (Salsa Cruda di Pomodoro)
Prep Time
15 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 

This Italian Salsa Cruda is a great way to enjoy ripe summer tomatoes, sweet bell peppers, and fresh Italian herbs. It is perfect for bruschetta, tossed with pasta, or spooned over grilled meat or fish.

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: italian salsa cruda
Servings: 6 half cup
Calories: 85 kcal
Author: Grow a Good Life
Ingredients
  • 1 pound tomatoes diced about 2 cups
  • 1 medium bell pepper diced about 1 cup
  • 4 cloves garlic grated or chopped very fine
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh Italian parsley chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt or to taste
Instructions
  1. Mix all the ingredients in a glass bowl.
  2. Let the salsa cruda sit out for a least an hour at room temperature to let the flavors marinate.
  3. Taste and adjust seasoning if needed.
  4. Makes about 3 cups. Refrigerate leftovers and use within 2-3 days.