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Tomato Jalapeno Salsa
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Tomato Jalapeño Salsa

This Tomato Jalapeño Salsa is perfect for tacos, tostadas, empanadas, steak, chicken and even eggs.  Made with just 4 ingredients.  By far one of Mexico's best! 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dip, Salsa, Vegetarian
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 2 cups
Calories: 32kcal
Author: Mexican Appetizers and More


  • 3-4 roma tomatoes rinsed
  • 1/2 a large onion or one small one
  • 1 jalapeño
  • 1-2 garlic cloves
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Roast the tomatoes at 400 degrees for 20 minutes. Could also broil for 10-15 minutes.
  • Add the roasted tomatoes to a blender or chopper. Add onion, garlic and about a 1/4 or half of the jalapeño.Pulse to blend and taste for heat level.
  • If salsa is not spicy enough, add another 1/4 of jalapeño or more, continue until you truly enjoy the level of heat.
  • Add salt to taste. (pepper if you like)Serve at room temperature or cold if using for salsa.


Calories: 32kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 260mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 850IU | Vitamin C: 23.5mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 0.3mg