Recipe: LeRoy and Lewis Barbecue’s Smoked-Jalapeño Salsa

Recipe: LeRoy and Lewis Barbecue’s Smoked-Jalapeño Salsa

Smoked jalapeño salsa.Evan LeRoy fell in love with homemade salsa at a young age. Growing up, his parents cultivated a two-foot by two-foot plot of land in the backyard of their South Austin home, which they deemed The Salsa Garden. Here, tomatoes, jalapeños, green onions, and cilantro flourished before they were transformed into the chunky and tangy sauce.  While each vegetable sparks a memory of summer afternoons spent in the backyard of the chef and pitmaster’s childhood home, the smooth, dark green jalapeño peppers stand out. “I was seven or eight and they were the first thing I ever planted,” says LeRoy. “Also, jalapeños were the first kind of spicy food that I ever ate.” LeRoy makes smoked-jalapeño salsa on his LeRoy and Lewis Barbecue truck, where…View Original Post

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