Garlic, Jalapeno, Onion, Tomatillos, Bell Pepper, and Tomato.
If you are a fan of Salsa. This is the one. It has all of the necessary ingredients to make an awesome homemade salsa. Molcajete not included.
Garlic (Allium sativum) Originally from Middle Asia, garlic was first brought to America in the 17th century. About 2/3 of the world’s garlic is produced in China, that’s 46,000,000,000 lbs.
Jalapenos (Capsicum Annuum Var ‘Jalapeno’) Not only does jalapeno have a fairly decent amount of spice but it can actually help you lower blood pressure, fight migraine headaches & lose weight. Jalapenos are originally from Mexico and were the 1st peppers in space in 1982 on the space shuttle Columbia.
Onion (Allium Cepa) Hailing from Central Asia, onions were originally brought to America during the 17th Century and the oldest onion harvests date back to 5,000 B.C. The ancient Egyptians worshiped the onion because they believed that its spherical shape & concentric rings symbolizes eternity.
Tomatillos (Physalis philadelphica) Originating from Mexico to Central America, the Tomatillo is one of the most necessary ingredients in salsa verde. Tomatillos can also be called jamberries. Tomatillos can also be dried to enhance the sweetness of the fruit in a way similar to dried cranberries, with a hint of tomato flavor.
Bell (Capsicum Annuum Group) Bell Peppers are originally from South America but spread to Central America as far back as between 5200 & 3400 B.C. Peppers are actually a Fruit Because they are produced from a Flowering Plant & contain seeds, and Red Bell Peppers actually have more than twice the Vitamin C of a Green Bell Pepper.
Tomato (Solanum Lycopersicum) Tomatoes didn’t become popular in America until the 19th Century even though its can be traced to the Aztecs around 700 A.D.. There are over 10,000 varieties of tomatoes worldwide, we have even grown seedlings in space before!