6 Reviews

I made this as an ingredient for Tom's Salsa Ranch Chicken Sandwiches #171623 because I didn't have any bottled salsa ranch dressing around, nor did I have any bottled tomato salsa. I cut it to 6 servings, so I used one 10oz can of diced Ro-tel Mexican Festival tomatoes, 1 seeded serrano pepper, 1/4 of a large onion, and a handful of cilantro. I also added one packet of True Lime, and some extra salt. I pulsed this in my Magic Bullet for convenience (normally I would leave my salsa a bit more chunky than the Magic Bullet can provide), so it came out more of a chunky puree than an actual chunky salsa, but it worked fine for my purpose. Pretty spicy by itself, so it lent a nice kick to the salsa ranch dressing. I mixed a quarter cup or so of salsa with about 1/2 cup of freshly made ranch dressing -- delicious! I think I would have considered foregoing the chicken sandwich and just taken a spoon to the salsa ranch if I didn't know any better lol! I didn't have any problem with this being watery or thin, either. This will definitely be one of my go-to basic tomato salsa recipes from now on, because this easily trumps storebought jarred salsa anyday! Thanks for posting!

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Muffin Goddess July 01, 2007

Very good salsa using canned tomatos. I never made my own salsa before until yesterday and I was plesently surprised in how simple and yummy it was. Made for ZWT 3!

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anme June 18, 2007

I also found the consistancy to be a little too thin. Next time I will drain the juice slightly. I added in some garlic and used two jalapeno peppers, seeded, I also added in a teaspoon of sugar.... easy and quick! thanks mama!...Kitten

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Kittencal@recipezazz April 02, 2006

I had a somewhat different experience with this finding the flavors and texture of the salsa just a tad thin. Perhaps I should have added a bit of lime as Rita did. Perhaps it was just me as everyone else in my work group raved about it and it was gone in a flash. Thanks Mama!

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justcallmetoni November 07, 2005

Yum! This was my first attempt at making blended salsa, i usually just do pico de gallo. But this was yummy and blending didn't take as much hassle as i always thought! Very good, i did scale the recipe way down though since only the 2 of us.

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Jessica K October 04, 2005

I used 3 cups fresh home grown tomatoes diced and since my DH doesn`t like cilantro I used parsley and topped mine with cilantro, added a squeeze of 1 lime. I put 1/2 the mixture in the blender then mix it back to the rest. Served it with Layered chicken Casserole. And Salty Dog Perro Salado (Tequila Salty Dog)

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Rita~ September 26, 2005
Hope's Fresh Salsa