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Easy Homemade Salsa Recipe

Easy Homemade Salsa Recipe

Easy Homemade salsa is a fresh and chunky dip made from chopped tomatoes, onions, peppers, and herbs such as cilantro and lime juice. It can be customized to one’s taste by adjusting the level of spiciness or sweetness and served with tortilla chips or as a condiment for dishes such as tacos or fajitas.

Easy Homemade Salsa Recipe

Fresh Salsa Ingredients

Fresh salsa typically includes a combination of diced tomatoes, onions, and peppers, such as jalapeño or serrano peppers, as well as fresh herbs like cilantro or parsley. Other common ingredients include garlic, lime juice, and salt.

Easy Homemade Salsa Recipe ingredients

How to Make the Best Salsa

Making homemade salsa is a simple process!

Firstly, roughly chop all the vegetables (and fruit, namely tomatoes). Add the chopped vegetables to a food processor or a blender, along with spices, sugar and lime juice.

Easy Homemade Salsa Recipe

Pulse in quick bursts until the mixture is finely chopped. Don’t over-blend it to porridge, salsa has to keep a bit chunky texture.

Easy Homemade Salsa Recipe

How long is homemade salsa

This Homemade fresh salsa lasts 3-5 days when stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

homemade salsa recipe

What is salsa eaten with

Salsa can be eaten with various foods and used in various ways. The most common way to enjoy salsa is as a dip with tortilla chips or nachos, but it can also be used as a condiment to enhance the flavor of dishes such as:

Salsa can be spooned on top of eggs, used as a dressing for salads or mixed with rice and beans for added flavor. It can also be used as a marinade or sauce for cooking, and some people even enjoy it straight out of the jar. The possibilities are endless! Moreover, lime juice, onions, and tomatoes are all rich sources of the antioxidant vitamin C, as well homemade salsa is full of fiber without any fat or sugar so is considered to be healthy!

Easy Homemade Salsa Recipe

Easy Homemade Salsa Recipe

This is an easy recipe for homemade salsa! This chunky and fresh dip is created by a combination of chopped tomatoes, onions, peppers, lime juice and herbs like cilantro. This classic homemade salsa can be served with tortilla chips or used as a condiment with dishes like tacos or fajitas.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Dressing
Cuisine Mexican


  • 100 g crushed canned tomatoes
  • 5-6 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 small bunch of cilantro
  • red onion
  • ½ lime (juice)
  • 1 big garlic clove
  • 1 tsp chili powder or chili flakes
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 1 jalapeno pepper (optional)


  • Roughly chop all the vegetables and fruit.
  • Place the chopped vegetables and fruit into a food processor or a blender. Add the spices, sugar and lime juice, and pulse in quick bursts until the mixture is finely chopped.
  • Enjoy with nachos or tortillas!
Keyword chili, nachos, salsa, spicy, tomatoes, totrillas

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