Stoplight Salsa | Mexican Fiesta #SundaySupper

by Isabel Laessig (Isabel Foodie) · 36 comments

in Appetizers, Blog, Farmer's Market Recipes, Reis-ipes

Stop Light SalsaI know, it is probably really obviously, I love any excuse to get together with family and friends.  Can you imagine how excited I was when girlichef  suggested a Mexican Fiesta for our Sunday Supper theme?  I was all in!  My boys actually love Mexican Cuisine and Reis was ready to help me in this challenge…. it was time for a Reis-ipe.   Reis developed the perfect recipe for this special Sunday Supper, Stoplight Salsa.  Who could resist these beautiful peppers from the farmer’s market?  They were just gorgeous and screaming… take me home for Sunday Supper!

Stoplight Salsa

The Sunday Supper Team rose to the challenge once again and created the most amazing recipes for our Mexican Fiesta…I promise these recipes will have you drooling!

stoplight salsa

5.0 from 1 reviews
Stoplight Salsa | Mexican Fiesta #SundaySupper
Recipe type: Reis-ipes
Cuisine: Mexican Fiesta
Prep time: 
Total time: 
Reis loves making this Stop Light Salsa. It is perfect for kids because it is not to too or spicy. We love it over grilled fish and chicken.
  • 4 Tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 Red Onion, chopped
  • 1 Green Pepper, chopped
  • 1 Yellow Pepper, chopped
  • 1 Red Pepper, chopped
  • 4 Garlic Cloves, chopped
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  1. Mix all ingredients together and refrigerate overnight.
  2. Serve with Tortilla chips or over fish or chicken. Delish!

Kid Recipes: Alexandra 10, Ronnie 10, Reis 10, Riley No Thank you, after a No Thank you bite

Join us around the family table this week for our #SundaySupper Mexican Fiesta - it’s a party that you won’t want to miss.  We hope to inspire you with these mouthwatering recipes from our talented contributors.  We will be sharing them all day long and would love for you to share your favorite Mexican and Mexican-inspired recipes during our #SundaySupper live chat at 7pm (Eastern).

Sopas (Soups), Ensaladas (Salads), and Entremeses (Starters)

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Bebidas (beverages)

Please be sure you join us on Twitter throughout the day during #SundaySupper. We’ll be meeting up at 7:00 pm (Eastern) for our weekly #SundaySupper  live chat where we’ll talk about our favorite recipes for a Mexican Fiesta! All you have to do is follow the#SundaySupper hashtag, or you can follow us through TweetChat!  We’d also love to feature your Mexican Fiesta recipes on our #SundaySupper Pinterest board and share them with all of our followers!  And feel free to leave links to your favorite Mexican or Mexican-inspired recipes in the comment section of this post – I’d love to see them!

{ 34 comments… read them below or add one }

Nicole September 16, 2012 at 8:54 am

Oh Reis, what a great salsa! So colorful!! I want some. You did a great job!!


Jen @JuanitasCocina September 16, 2012 at 8:57 am

Does Reis ship this salsa? I’ll order 10!


Renee September 16, 2012 at 9:07 am

How wonderful for Reis to help you in the kitchen and make this beautiful salsa. So great when the family pitches in for Sunday Supper (or any time).


Paula @ Vintage Kitchen September 16, 2012 at 9:09 am

This is a wonderful salsa! So perfect for mexican food. Was the recipe intentionally left out? Have a happy Sunday!


Katie September 16, 2012 at 9:09 am

What a great creation! I love that you/Reis used all three colors of peppers in the salsa…and the mustaches on the peppers in the first photo are so so cute, by the way! ;)


Cindy's Recipes and Writings September 16, 2012 at 9:14 am

Very colorful! Great name for a salsa too! Where did you find peppers with mustaches? So cute! ;)


Angie @ Big Bear's Wife September 16, 2012 at 9:54 am

haha I love the little mustaches on the peppers! Makes them look like they are all ready for a Mexican party! Love the salsa recipe too!


Karen Hartzell (@InTheKitchenKP) September 16, 2012 at 10:18 am

So colorful! Love the salsa and that your son is involved in the kitchen sharing recipes too!

Love the new look! No wonder last night I got a ton of notifications on broken links on my site. You must have been moving. Nicole did a great job!


Chris Baccus September 16, 2012 at 10:24 am

I’ve never let my peppers stay around long enough for them to grow mustaches. ;)

Sounds like a good salsa anytime of the year.


Sheila September 16, 2012 at 10:26 am

I love salsa!!! I will have to give it a try.


Leslie @ La Cocina de Leslie September 16, 2012 at 10:31 am

I love the name of this salsa! The bright colors of the bellpeppers look beautiful together in the salsa. And the mustaches on the peppers is just too cute.


Patti September 16, 2012 at 10:38 am

Love your new site Isabel! I’m going to try this with the paprika~


Bea September 16, 2012 at 11:54 am

Beautiful colors!!! What a fantastic salsa, Reis. I sounds fantastic and we will have to make it soon. ~ Bea


Melanie from Fast Food 2 Fresh Food September 16, 2012 at 12:05 pm

Oh my word, what a cute post– and LOVE LOVE LOVE the new site! Great job! Can wait to see how everything unfolds as you continue to grow.


Tara Noland September 16, 2012 at 12:15 pm

Love the pics, love the salsa, love the look of your site!!


diabeticFoodie September 16, 2012 at 1:01 pm

Reis has a blog, right? Love the mustaches!


Pam @ The Meltaways September 16, 2012 at 1:04 pm

That salsa looks delicious! Beautiful pictures, too!


Carla September 16, 2012 at 1:57 pm

Looks like you two had a lot of fun with this reis-ipe and post! Love the cleverness of the name.

P.S. love the new look!


chatteringkitchen September 16, 2012 at 3:29 pm

So soothing to the eyes and I am pretty sure to the palate too :)


Lane @ Supper for a Steal September 16, 2012 at 3:35 pm

What a great reis-ipe! Sounds delicious on grilled fish.


Tammi @ Momma's Meals September 16, 2012 at 3:40 pm

I’ve always wanted to make my own Salsa!!! Thanks for the idea. Your site is looking amazing Isabel. You and Nicole Rock! :) Happy #SundaySupper


Laura Hunter September 16, 2012 at 3:45 pm

I love that your son created this!


Erin @ Dinners, Dishes and Desserts September 16, 2012 at 3:45 pm

We just made some salsa before lunch. Love making fresh salsa, so fun for the kids to get involved, and so yummy!


Brandie (@ Home Cooking Memories) September 16, 2012 at 4:03 pm

I love that this uses 3 different bell peppers! My husband is a salsa lover, but also loves bell peppers. He’ll really like your version.


Sheila Fretz (@CookUnderwriter) September 16, 2012 at 4:36 pm

Love the new website and recipe. The best part is that your son helped create it!


Kim Bee September 16, 2012 at 4:59 pm

Isabel the new look is fantastic. Loving the blog right now. And your salsa is perfection. The photos had me in stitches, so creative.


Heather @girlichef September 16, 2012 at 6:58 pm

What a gorgeous salsa…so eye-catching! Your guy really knows what he’s doing. A wonderful addition to this fiesta. Thanks so much for letting me host this week, Isabel. :)


Jamie (Mama.Mommy.Mom) September 16, 2012 at 9:12 pm

Love the new design and the mustaches on the peppers are too cute :P

Jamie @


Hezzi-D September 16, 2012 at 9:43 pm

Love how colorful this salsa is! Perfect for a fiesta.


Faye Leong September 16, 2012 at 10:33 pm

What a wonderful and colorful salsa! Never thought Salsa can be so easy and simple. Thanks Reis and you for the recipe!


Sarah September 17, 2012 at 9:57 am

I love the new blog design Isabel. Great job to Nicole as well. It’s streamlined and pretty! I think it’s great that your son made the salsa. I hope when Levi get’s older he will enjoy cooking as much as I do. Love the colors and looks so fresh!


Susan September 17, 2012 at 1:33 pm

I love the recipe you decided on! So fresh and simple, and the adding veggies are just the bonus. Also, I love your new logo!


Audrey's Mamma September 20, 2012 at 11:22 pm

We are going to try this. If it gets such a high rating from your kids there is a chance with mine. I love the colors and the mustaches!


Sunithi September 21, 2012 at 12:10 pm

ooh ! This is too cute. From the stache on the peppers to your son making it ! Lovely. so bright and colorful. Tell Reis we enjoyed it ! Fabulous !


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