Salsa (sauce)

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Salsa is the Spanish word for "sauce".wikipedia
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Burrito

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It is commonly used as a dip alongside tortilla chips, or as a condiment served along with dishes such as huevos rancheros or burritos.
Burritos are filled with a savory filling, most often a meat such as chicken, beef, or pork, and often include a large array of other ingredients such as rice, cooked beans (either whole or refried), vegetables such as lettuce and tomatoes, cheese, and condiments such as salsa, pico de gallo, guacamole or crema.

Mexican cuisine

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In English, especially in the United States, when the word "salsa" is used in an unqualified manner, it refers to the spicy tomato-and-chili-based preparation known as salsa roja, salsa picante or salsa cruda, as adopted from Mexican cuisine.
The main course is meat served in a cooked sauce with salsa on the side, accompanied with beans and tortillas and often with a fruit drink.

Tortilla chip

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It is commonly used as a dip alongside tortilla chips, or as a condiment served along with dishes such as huevos rancheros or burritos.
They are typically served with a dip, such as salsa, chile con queso, or guacamole.

Huevos rancheros

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It is commonly used as a dip alongside tortilla chips, or as a condiment served along with dishes such as huevos rancheros or burritos.
As the dish spread beyond Mexico, variations using wheat flour tortillas instead of corn, and pureed chili or enchilada sauce instead of tomato-chili salsa fresca, have appeared.

Pico de gallo

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In English, especially in the United States, when the word "salsa" is used in an unqualified manner, it refers to the spicy tomato-and-chili-based preparation known as salsa roja, salsa picante or salsa cruda, as adopted from Mexican cuisine.
Pico de gallo, also called salsa fresca or salsa cruda, is a type of salsa commonly used in Mexican cuisine.

Molcajete

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Molcajetes are used to crush and grind spices, and to prepare salsas and guacamole.

Tomato

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In English, especially in the United States, when the word "salsa" is used in an unqualified manner, it refers to the spicy tomato-and-chili-based preparation known as salsa roja, salsa picante or salsa cruda, as adopted from Mexican cuisine.
Unripe green tomatoes can also be breaded and fried, used to make salsa, or pickled.

Taco

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They are often garnished with various condiments, such as salsa, guacamole, or sour cream, and vegetables, such as lettuce, onion, tomatoes, and chiles.

Chili pepper

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In English, especially in the United States, when the word "salsa" is used in an unqualified manner, it refers to the spicy tomato-and-chili-based preparation known as salsa roja, salsa picante or salsa cruda, as adopted from Mexican cuisine.

Coriander

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The fresh leaves are an ingredient in many South Asian foods (such as chutneys and salads); in Chinese, Thai, and Burmese dishes; in Mexican cooking, particularly in salsa and guacamole and as a garnish; and in salads in Russia and other CIS countries.

Hot sauce

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Hot sauce, also known as chili sauce or pepper sauce, is any seasoning, or salsa made from chili peppers and other ingredients.

Chipotle

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The chilis are used to make various salsas.

List of Mexican dishes

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Tomatillo

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Ketchup

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In 1992, the dollar value of salsa sales in the United States exceeded those of tomato ketchup.
The following table compares the nutritional value of ketchup with raw ripe tomatoes and salsa, based on information from the USDA Food Nutrient Database.

Dipping sauce

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It is commonly used as a dip alongside tortilla chips, or as a condiment served along with dishes such as huevos rancheros or burritos.

Sauce

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Pungency

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In English, especially in the United States, when the word "salsa" is used in an unqualified manner, it refers to the spicy tomato-and-chili-based preparation known as salsa roja, salsa picante or salsa cruda, as adopted from Mexican cuisine.

Salsa roja

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In English, especially in the United States, when the word "salsa" is used in an unqualified manner, it refers to the spicy tomato-and-chili-based preparation known as salsa roja, salsa picante or salsa cruda, as adopted from Mexican cuisine.

Hispanophone

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In the Hispanophone world, there are hundreds of different kinds of salsas used in a variety of culinary applications.

Latin

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The word salsa entered the English language from the Spanish salsa ("sauce"), which itself derives from the Latin salsus (salted).