a plate filled with restaurant style salsa and chips

5 Minute Homemade Salsa Recipe

  • Author: Krista
  • prep_time Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • total_time Total Time: 5 minutes
  • yield Yield: 4 cups 1x
  • category Category: Appetizer
  • method Method: Blender
  • cuisine Cuisine: Mexican


Easy 5 Minute Homemade Restaurant Style Salsa perfect for the Salsa lover who need to have it NOW! Made in the blender, this simple salsa recipe tastes just like the ones you find at a Mexican restaurant. 



  • 15 oz. can fire-roasted tomatoes, drained
  • 15 oz. can whole peeled tomatoes
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 (4 oz.) can diced green chiles, drained
  • 1 bunch fresh cilantro
  • 1 medium yellow onion
  • 1 jalapeno, stem removed (remove membranesand seeds, if you want less heat)
  • half of a red pepper
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper


  1. Place fire-roasted tomatoes, whole tomatoes, garlic cloves, green chilies, fresh cilantro, onion, jalapeño, cumin, half of a red pepper, salt, and black pepper into a blender.
  2. Blend until all ingredients are smooth, or till your desired consistency.
  3. Season with additional salt and pepper if needed.
  4. Serve immediately, or refrigerate in a sealed container for up to 7 days.


Recipe slightly adapted from Gimme Some Oven

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