10 oz fresh yellow tomatoes on the vine, stems removed (Trader Joes)

16 oz fresh red pearl tomatoes on the vine, stems removed (Trader Joes)

1 jalapeno, chopped

2 garlic cloves

1/2 red onion, chopped

14.5 oz can of diced & fire roasted tomatoes with green chilies (Trader Joes)

1 tsp paprika

1-2 tsp ancho chili powder

2 tbsp of fresh cilantro leaves

Salt & freshly ground black pepper to taste


Preheat oven to 350 F;

Place red and yellow tomatoes with garlic cloves on a well oiled oven pan and cook in oven until roasted and soft (20-30 minutes);

Remove and place garlic in mortar and crush with pestle;

Add the jalapeno, red onion and cilantro leaves and continue to crush;

Add the tomatoes until they are well broken up;

Add the can of diced and fire roasted tomatoes to thicken; and

Add the spices and serve warm with tortilla chips or place in fridge if preferred chilled.