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Side view of Homemade Salsa in small bowl arranged decoratively with lime, corn chips, and cilantro.

Homemade Salsa

Do you love the flavors of Mexican restaurant style salsa? Make my homemade salsa recipe using fresh ingredients and spices found in your pantry in minutes!
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Course: Appetizer, Dip
Cuisine: Mexican
Diet: Gluten Free
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 15kcal


  • Food Processor


  • 1/2 Bunch of Fresh Cilantro
  • 1/4 White Onion
  • 1/4 Fresh Jalapeno seeds removed
  • 1 Garlic Clove
  • 2 tbsp Lime Juice
  • 6 Plum Tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp Chili Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Coriander
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher Salt


  • In a food processor combine the cilantro, onion, jalapeno, garlic, and lime juice. Blend until finely chopped or blades can no longer cut the ingredients (about 10-20 seconds).
  • Turn off the food processor. Scrape the sides of the food processor, then add in halved plum tomatoes, chili powder, cumin, coriander, and salt.
  • Blend for 10 seconds. Then pulse for an additional 10-20 seconds until desired consistency. Taste and add additional salt, lime juice or spices if desired.



Recipe yields 3 cups of salsa.
To store salsa: If you happen to have any leftover salsa, store in an airtight container, and refrigerator. The salsa will last for 5-7 days in the refrigerator.


Calories: 15kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 165mg | Potassium: 135mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 692IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1mg
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