Total Time
2hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 2 hrs

I had always wanted to create my own salsa, and I think this is a winner. Hope everyone enjoys. Add or delete ingredients to your liking. Like it hot, add more jalapenos, or if you like it really hot try a hotter pepper. If you like it milder, use less jalapeno, and/or raise the amount of fresh chopped tomato. It is a versatile recipe. ***Note: "cook time" is chill time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a bowl combine the white onion, diced roma tomatoes, and lime juice. Set aside.
  2. In the bowl of a food processor, put in the garlic and pulse about 3 - 4 times.
  3. Add in jalapeno, scallions, dried parsley, corriander, cumin salt and pepper and process until finely chopped.
  4. Add in the can of tomatoes, and process until smooth.
  5. Pour this over the onion and tomato mixture; and stir.
  6. Refrigerate about 2 hours to allow flavors to meld.
  7. Have a nice cold cerveza or margarita in one hand, and a hint of lime tortilla chip with this salsa on it in the other, and you are in business.
  8. Eat and enjoy!


Most Helpful

I love Salsa but I have never made it before. This was sooo good. I added some extra jalapeno because I like spicy food. Thanks for a great recipe.

JFitz November 19, 2009

This got rave reviews at our church pot luck! So simple to make! I did add a handful of chopped cilantro to it because I had some on hand. I'll will be making this often!

DebS #2 October 01, 2009

This was FABULOUS (and I'm not just saying that because you're my MIL! Ha,ha). I made this last night for tacos and took some to share with my coworkers - everyone asked repeatedly for the recipe. In terms of modifications, I only made a few - used homemade fire roasted tomatoes, 2 habanero peppers for extra heat (complimented the sweet of garden fresh tomatoes really well), and red onion instead of white. Loved it and this is now my official salsa recipe!

Veggie_Girl September 17, 2009

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