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Homemade Salsa Recipe (Restaurant Style)

This restaurant style homemade salsa recipe can be made easily in your food processor or blender in 5 minutes! The flavors are fresh and delicious! You will never buy store bought salsa again!
Course Appetizer, Low Carb, Salsa, Sauce, seasoning
Cuisine Mexican, Paleo, Whole 30
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 16kcal

Ingredients

  • 14 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 10 oz can diced tomatoes with chilies
  • ½ onion roughly chopped
  • 1 clove garlic chopped or 1 tsp of minced garlic
  • 1 jalapeño seeded
  • 1 tsp honey
  • ¼ tsp cumin
  • medium sized handful of fresh cilantro washed
  • juice of one lime
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  • In a food processor or blender, add: 14 oz can diced tomatoes, 10 oz can diced tomatoes with chilies, ½ onion roughly chopped, 1 garlic clove, 1 jalapeno, 1 tsp honey, ¼ tsp cumin, large handful of cilantro, juice of 1 lime, and salt to taste.
  • Pulse until smooth.

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Notes

Note: If you want it mild, substitute one small bell pepper for a jalapeño.  
Note:  If you want it hotter add one more jalapeño or add a serrano pepper.

Nutrition

Calories: 16kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 60mg | Potassium: 135mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 95IU | Vitamin C: 8.5mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 0.7mg