Salsa was once the United States' most popular condiment (just ask George Costanza). And while condiment definitions may have changed, and our country's allegiance may have moved on to mayonnaise, salsa remains a part of life for every American looking to spice things up. But which one is the best? We put together a crack team of salsa taste-testers to find out.
We decided to only opt for Medium salsas rather than Mild or Hot, because Medium has the largest market share of any variety, and strikes a good balance between taste and spice. Go too Mild, and things get dull. Go too Hot, and everyone gets a numb mouth. Thus, we went Medium. Here's how the salsas stacked up: