homemade salsa
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4.95 from 17 votes

Homemade Salsa Recipe

Restaurant Style Salsa - Made in the blender in less than 10 minutes! Easy, authentic and full of flavor. This is seriously the best salsa recipe out there! 
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 16
Calories: 16kcal
Author: Jamielyn Nye


  • 28 ounce can whole tomatoes , drained
  • 20 ounces Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies (2 cans)
  • ¼ cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup cilantro , finely chopped (more or less to taste)
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher Salt
  • Pinch of sugar , optional

If you like your salsa spicy, throw in a Jalapeno


    • Combine all of the ingredients in a blender or food processor. Pulse a few times until you get a nice consistency. Taste, and add more spice as needed. Refrigerate salsa for at least an hour before serving to help marinate the flavors. Serve with tortilla chips or on top of your favorite Mexican dish.



    Feel free to use fresh tomatoes if they are in season.


    Calories: 16kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Sodium: 111mg | Potassium: 166mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 135IU | Vitamin C: 8.7mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 0.9mg