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Restaurant Style Salsa

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  • 6 Roma tomatoes (ripe, about 1 1/4 lbs, halved)
  • 14.5 ounces petite diced tomatoes (with green chilis, undrained)
  • 2 green onions
  • 1/3 cup red onion (chopped)
  • 1 jalapeno chilies (sliced into 5 pieces, stem removed*)
  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro (about a handful)
  • 1 clove garlic (sliced)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice (from 1 large lime)
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • salt (to taste)
  • pepper (to taste)
  • tomato juice (optional)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium7% DV160mg
    Fat0% DV0g
    Protein2% DV1g
    Carbs2% DV7g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories30Calories from Fat
    Total Fat0g0%
    Saturated Fat0g0%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat
    Total Carbohydrate7g2%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C25%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    McCowan a month ago
    Tasted great and super easy to make!
    Gala 2 months ago
    Great, I added a Serrano pepper mucho caliente!
    Darshanjot Singh 2 months ago
    great and exactly restaurant syle
    Linda Maxey 2 months ago
    Very easy and good recipe. i have never used cumin in salsa before but it added a great Texmex flavor to it.
    Ralph Straub 2 months ago
    Added 2 Jalpenos (I like it spicy) and extra lemon juice - YUMMY!
    Natalie Ridge 2 months ago
    I used 3/4 of a red onion along with the green onion and and I feel like onion is by far the most prominent flavor. However, the salsa is a good consistency and preparation was quick and easy with my food processor. I’ll be making some modifications if I choose to make this recipe again. Perhaps more chili powder, cumin and sugar.
    Anjali G. 3 months ago
    Great. We added some green chillies and chaat masala, lemon & salt to make it zingy
    Mihaela Orožen 3 months ago
    made some smaller changes, but very good nevertheless
    Christina 4 months ago
    Best salsa recipe made to date. Only minor change I made was I added two Serrano chilies.
    Elizabeth D 6 months ago
    Delicious! Used more cilantro and lime juice than it called for though.
    :0 10 months ago
    i really liked it. it definitely fulfilled its promise of being 'restaurant style'. very nostalgic. I omitted the jalapeno to make it more mild, and forgot to add sugar. I probably would leave the sugar out next time too, as this recipe doesnt need it (plenty of natural sugar in the tomatoes).
    Dale Beck 10 months ago
    Great! I added more jalapeños than listed
    Kandise 10 months ago
    Turned out pretty good. Added more garlic, green chili’s, salt, more chili powder and used fire roasted diced tomatoes.
    Bailey Ronda a year ago
    this was easy to make and delicious very happy with results
    Vikki Lovingood a year ago
    Super yummy. I doubled the recipe because I had a bunch of home grown tomatoes I wanted to use. made wayyyy too much salsa, haha. I also added a little more jalepeno so it's more on the spicy side. Will definitely use this recipe from now on.
    Cindy Bunn a year ago
    super yummy I didn't measure ingesting i used what I had cumin chili powder onion powder salt pepper lime juice jalapenos from a jar canned diced tomatoes ( food prices is in storage used smoothies maker to blend)
    Ivy a year ago
    Very nice flavor and super easy to make.
    kuzio a year ago
    If it was any better i could't stand it. It will make you throw rocks at your own house!!!!VERY GOOD 4 *****
    Ryan Gaede a year ago
    Made this for Cinco de Mayo and it was amazing! Used a blender and was really simple and cheap to make. The whole family loved it. Never buying jared salsa again.
    Raymond B. a year ago
    I added some tomato paste and then heated it up to boil so it keeps longer. Besides, it is much cheaper to make here in Indonesia than buying.
    Deborah a year ago
    Beautiful salsa! However, I grew up on my teen and young adult years in SoCal with trips to Mexico and have been making fresh salsa for years. Never once did I have a true Mexican salsa with cumin or chili powder in it. Those ingredients belong in Chili and beans. So for me, they stay out of my salsa! To each his own! Ole’! 🤷🏼‍♀️
    kara boonstra a year ago
    delicious! very flavorful! i added a 1/2 tsp of cumin to it and blended it in the ninja bullet cuz i like my salsa more runny and less chunky.
    Kacy Smajstrla a year ago
    This was a GREAT base for starting the salsa of your choice. I love a TEXMEX KICKIN’ kinda sauce, so I added 1/3 white onion, 1- Serrano pepper, 10 oz can of Rotel Mild, more salt, pepper, cumin, chili powder and Ancho Chile Pepper . Great recipe!
    C Aruza a year ago
    Wow! Definitely easy although I had to use a blender as I don’t have a food processor. Excellent flavor before it even marinates for a day! Just like the restaurant.
    Andy P. a year ago
    It was great! It is the only salsa we make now!
    Molly a year ago
    I think this is a good recipe to start making your own salsa. However, I think there needs to white onion and more of it. Two jalapeños with seeds and more cilantro. If you like a blander salsa, this recipe is good as written. I like mine more traditional to real Mexican food. I’m glad I found it though.
    Shahbaz S. a year ago
    Great! I added 4 Roma tomatoes and a can of tamato paste. Added only can of diced tomatoes. Sauted one large red onion before grinding. Added 3 jalepaoes, Finally added some wild garlic and sea salt. Turned out amazing!!
    I made this salsa and brought it to a dinner party. Everyone loved it! I’m making it again today for my family to snack on
    Season M. 2 years ago
    I modified it slightly and used double cilantro, 3 small garlic cloves, two jalapeños and agave plus garlic powder.
    Pinkie 2 years ago
    I love it. so easy and yummy.

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