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Fresh Salsa

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This fresh salsa is so simple to make and you hardly need anytime at all to make this Mexican favorite right in your own home.

fresh salsa

Being from Texas we get our fair share of Mexican food. It’s basically its own food group here. Can’t even drive a block without passing another Tex-Mex restaurant.

Whether it’s a chain restaurant or a mom and pop shop, my husband and I are always looking for a new Mexican food place to try out. We just want one restaurant that we both agree on that it’s good Mexican food.

fresh salsa

Usually the first determining factor is their salsa. They must have really good salsa. I prefer a spicier salsa, my husband not so much. He’s a fire roasted hot salsa guy. Me on the other hand I like cold and full of flavor.

fresh salsa

I’ve always wanted to come up with my own salsa recipe. Just so I could control the amount of spice and how chunky or not the salsa is. And that’s where this one came about.

fresh salsa

Salsa is so easy to make too. You basically throw all the ingredients in a food processor and blend together and you are done. It really can’t get any easier than that unless you just bought a jar of salsa at the grocery store.

fresh salsa

Making this salsa really made me want to learn about canning so I could make huge batches and keep them all year long. Or even give some away as gifts and people can choose when they want to enjoy it.

I personally think this salsa is a fresher more pico taste. If you want a more restaurant style salsa I would use canned tomatoes instead of fresh ones.

fresh salsa

Now just grab you a bag of tortilla chips and enjoy your salsa.

fresh salsa

Fresh Salsa

This fresh salsa is so simple to make and you hardly need anytime at all to make this Mexican favorite right in your own home.  
Print Recipe
Prep Time:10 minutes
Total Time:10 minutes


  • 5 tomatoes dig out guts
  • 1/2 sweet onion
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 juice of a lime
  • 1 medium jalapeno
  • 2 serrano peppers
  • 3/4 cup cilantro packed
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp sugar


  • Cut up tomatoes into pieces and take out the insides
  • Chop up onion into pieces and put peppers in half
  • Add all ingredients into a food processor and blend well until desired chunkiness 


Serving: 1Ounce | Calories: 6kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Sodium: 38mg | Potassium: 55mg | Vitamin A: 195IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 0.1mg
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: salsa, dip, mexican food
Servings: 32 ounces
Calories: 6kcal
fresh salsa

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