Easy Homemade Salsa
This salsa is simple but full of flavor. So easy but so delicious. Control the heat not by eliminating the jalapeno but putting less jalapeno SEEDS in the mix.
Recipe type: Appetizer
  • 2 14.5 oz cans whole tomatoes, drained ** Make sure to reserve juices!
  • ½ cup onion, chopped
  • ½ cup jalapeno, seeded and chopped (about 3-4 jalapenos)
  • 3 tbsp fresh cilantro (3 big pinches)
  • ⅛ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ⅔ cup reserved tomato juice
  • 1 tsp white sugar
  1. Put all ingredients (except sugar) in blender.
  2. Puree util well mixed. If it is too thick and not mixing well add ⅓ cup of water and puree again.
  3. Stir in sugar and put in the refrigerator for an hour or 2.
  4. At this time you can adjust flavors if needed. You may need to add a bit more salt, cilantro, garlic powder or onion. Be careful with the onion and garlic powder!! As this salsa sits both the onion and garlic will intensify in flavor so I wouldn't add too much at this time.
  5. Put back in the fridge and test flavors again in another hour.
This salsa gets better as the days goes by (if it lasts this long!)
If you only have canned diced tomatoes those will work too! You will drain them like the whole tomatoes (reserving juices). But only use ½ cup of reserved juices initially. Add more (or water) if needed once you start to puree.
Recipe by Sweet Hope Lifestlye at https://sweethopestudio.com/easy-homemade-salsa/