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How to make the best homemade salsa

  • Author: Emily
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


Just in time for Cinco de Mayo, the perfect salsa. In this post, you will learn how to be a pro and make the best homemade salsa.


  • 28 oz can whole tomatoes (or 2 lbs fresh tomatoes)
  • 1/2 cup onion (diced)
  • 1/4 cup cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 jalapeno (chopped and de-seeded)
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper


  1. Place ingredients in a food processor or high powered blender.
  2. Pulse to combine.


  • You can use canned tomatoes with the juice or whole fresh tomatoes. 1 28oz can is equivalent to 2 lbs of fresh tomatoes.
  • Too make spicier, leave seeds in jalapeno.
  • Category: Sauces
  • Method: Blender
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Keywords: homemade salsa, fresh salsa,