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A bowl of tomato salsa with chips and cilantro
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5 from 1 vote

Restaurant Style Salsa Recipe

Made with a handful of fresh ingredients and a few from the pantry, you'll have fresh salsa in under 10 minutes!
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer, Dip, Sauce
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 16
Calories: 25kcal
Author: Tricia


  • food processor


  • 28 oz can crushed tomatoes
  • 15 oz can fire-roasted tomatoes (drained)
  • ½ medium sweet onion chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • ¾ teaspoon garlic powder
  • juice of 2 limes
  • 2 jalapeños chopped (seeds and membrane removed)
  • cup cilantro leaves packed


  • Place all ingredients in the bowl of a food processor. Pulse until well blended. Check seasoning and add salt, pepper and lime juice as needed.
  • Refrigerate until ready to serve.


Serve as a dip with chips and vegetables. Or dolloped over a salad, burritos, tacos or your favorite Mexican creation.


Calories: 25kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 252mg | Potassium: 155mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 254IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg