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The Best Homemade Restaurant Style Salsa

This recipe is The Best Homemade Restaurant Style Salsa ever!! Better than jarred salsa and you can whip it up in a flash. 

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 8
Calories per serving 24 kcal
Author Oriana Romero


  • 1 can (14.5 oz) fire-roasted tomatoes
  • 1 small onion (about 1/2 cup)
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 fresh cilantro leaves (about 1 cup)
  • 2 oz green chili (half a can) (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt ( or more to taste)


  1. Place all ingredients in a food processor and process until desired consistency. Try it and adjust salt and pepper to your taste, if necessary.
  2. Serve immediately with chips or refrigerate in a sealed container up to 4 days.

Recipe Notes

If you want to add more heat use the entire jalapeno with seeds, or even add in two.

Nutrition Facts
The Best Homemade Restaurant Style Salsa
Amount Per Serving
Calories 24
% Daily Value*
Sodium 395mg 16%
Potassium 28mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 5g 2%
Sugars 2g
Vitamin A 4.8%
Vitamin C 7.5%
Calcium 2.3%
Iron 2.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.