Aji (Colombian Salsa)

Aji (colombian Salsa)

Aji, or Colombian Salsa as it is called in the United States, has a unique flavor that can be difficult to replicate. This recipe breaks down the ingredients and steps needed for this delicious dish. Follow along as we guide you through making your own Aji!
prep: 30 mins total: 30 mins Servings: 8 Yield: 2 cups


1 teaspoon salt

1 jalapeno pepper, coarsely chopped

1 bunch fresh cilantro, stems removed

1 large plum tomato, coarsely chopped

1 tablespoon white sugar

2 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped

2 tablespoons olive oil

½ small onion, coarsely chopped

2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar

½ lime, juiced

1 bunch green onions, finely chopped


Combine tomato, cilantro, onion, jalapeno pepper, and garlic in a food processor. Add olive oil, lime juice, sugar, apple cider vinegar, and salt; pulse until a coarse paste forms. Mix in green onions.

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 52 calories; protein 0.8g; carbohydrates 5g; fat 3.5g; sodium 299.3mg.

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