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Homemade Fresh Salsa

This easy homemade salsa takes Mexican night to the next level. You can’t go wrong with chips and salsa!

salsa in a bowl surrounded by a platter of tortilla chips

I love making my own salsa. The flavor just cannot be compared to store bought!

If you have ever found yourself downing endless chips and salsa at your favorite Mexican restaurant, this is for you.

There is nothing like making homemade mexican style food at home. Some of our favorites include guacamole, corn salsa, and queso blanco.

ingredients to make fresh homemade salsa

Ingredients to make homemade salsa

  • canned petite diced tomatoes
  • roma tomatoes
  • diced red onion
  • fresh garlic
  • cilantro
  • lime juice
  • cumin, sugar, and salt to taste
  • Tortilla chips, for serving
cutting tomatoes on a cutting board

How to make homemade salsa

Step 1: Cut the roma tomatoes into large chunks. Dice the red onion and mince the garlic.

Add the roma tomatoes, canned tomatoes, red onion, garlic, cilantro, lime juice, sugar and cumin to a food processor.

Pulse in 1 second increments until the salsa is combined, but still has some chunks for texture. You do not want it to be totally smooth.

Step 2: Add salt to taste. Cover and chill the fresh salsa in the fridge for several hours to allow the flavors to really marinate together.

The longer you let the salsa marinate, the more the flavors can marry and become even more delicious.

This recipe makes a large amount, making it perfect for endless chips and salsa, or as an appetizer for a party or family meal.

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Yield: 20-30 servings

Homemade Salsa Recipe

salsa in a bowl surrounded by a platter of tortilla chips

This easy homemade salsa can be made in minutes in a food processor. Take Mexican night to the next level by making your own salsa at home!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 14.5 oz can petite diced tomatoes
  • 6 medium sized roma tomatoes, diced into large chunks
  • ½ cup diced red onion
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon sugar
  • Salt, to taste
  • Tortilla chips, for serving

Instructions

  1. Add the canned tomatoes, roma tomatoes, red onion, garlic, cilantro, lime juice, and cumin to a food processor. Pulse in 1 second bursts until combined, but not totally liquid. Leave some chunks for texture
  2. Add salt to taste
  3. Cover and refrigerate the salsa for several hours for best flavor

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

30

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 8Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 37mgCarbohydrates: 2gFiber: 1gSugar: 1gProtein: 0g

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