1/2 bunch cilantro (cut off large stems)
2 scallions, white part and some of the green stem
1/2 medium onion, peeled
2 tomatoes
2 serranos or 1 jalapeño, stemmed (seeded if you wish)
1 avocado, peeled
1/2teaspoon salt or to taste

Divide first 6 ingredients into 2 batches. Coarsely chop ingredients of one batch. Put cilantro, scallions, and onion from that batch in a blender with 1/2cup water and pulse briefly. Add tomato and chiles from same batch and pulse briefly again. Add avocado from same batch and pulse again. Do not overblend. Pour into a bowl and set aside.

Finely chop ingredients from other batch and stir into blended salsa. Add salt to taste. Serve immediately. Makes approximately 4 cups.