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Canned Tomato Salsa

Craving a fresh restaurant-style salsa flavor but without the need to go out to a restaurant to get it? This salsa uses only 6 ingredients and involves no cooking! Just throw in the blender for a simple and easy homemade salsa!
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Mexican
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 36kcal


  • 28 ounce can fire-roasted crushed tomatoes
  • 1 handful fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1/4 cup finely diced red onion
  • 1 jalapeno pepper ribs and seeds removed and finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • kosher salt to taste


  • Use a food chopper or blender or chop by hand depending on desired consistency of salsa
  • Mix all ingredients and refrigerate for at least 1 hour to let flavors combine


  • remove ribs and seeds from pepper for mild salsa, leave some in for a spicer version
  • salsa will keep 3-4 days in fridge tightly covered
  • for a thinner consistency, finely chop veggies; rough chop veggies for a chunky salsa


Calories: 36kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 132mg | Potassium: 311mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 251IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 1mg