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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
Keyword: dip, salsa
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.
Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. When multiple ingredient alternatives are given, the first listed is calculated for nutrition. Garnishes and optional ingredients are not included.


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