easy homemade salsa in a small glass bowl

Easy Homemade Salsa

An easy and delicious homemade salsa recipe that can easily be adapted with your favorite flavors.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword easy homemade salsa, homemade salsa, salsa, salsa recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 41 kcal
Author Cultured Palate


  • 56 oz. tomatoes (2 large cans)
  • 6 oz. tomato paste (1 can)
  • 1 Tbsp salt
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 2 jalapeno peppers - 4 if you like it spicy!
  • 1/2 bunch cilantro
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder


  1. Cut jalepeno peppers in 1/2 and microwave for 40 seconds. Scrape seeds out of 1/2 the peppers.
  2. Blend 1 can tomatoes and cilantro.
  3. Blend all other ingredients and mix together.
  4. Adjust the amount of peppers you scrape the seeds out of to adjust the spiciness of the salsa.

Recipe Notes

Variations - Homemade Salsa Ideas
Nutrition Facts
Easy Homemade Salsa
Amount Per Serving
Calories 41
% Daily Value*
Sodium 700mg29%
Potassium 479mg14%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 1350IU27%
Vitamin C 24.7mg30%
Calcium 22mg2%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.