Salsa is often tomato-based, and includes ingredients such as onions, chilies, an acid and herbs. It is typically piquant, ranging from mild to extremely hot. Though many different sauce preparations are called salsa in Spanish, in English it generally refers to raw or near-raw sauces used as dips. – Wikipedia.EASY Mexican-style salsa that tastes even better than what you’d enjoy at a restaurant. The ingredients are simple and inexpensive and it only takes a few minutes.utes to make!
Tomato Based Salsa
- 28 ounce can whole tomatoes drained or 5 fresh ripe roma tomatoes
- 20 oz Rotel diced tomatoes with green chiles 2 cans juice and all
- 1/2 cup cilantro fresh chopped
- 1/4 cup onion Chopped. I use Vidalia onions but any onion would work
- 2 Tablespoon lime juice or the juice from 2 large lime
- 1 clove garlic pressed
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon Kosher Salt or more, to taste
- jalapeño pepper fresh, diced, de-seed for a milder heat
- 1/2 tsp celery salt
- Add all ingredients to a food processor and pulse a few times until no large chunks remain.
- Taste and adjust seasonings, if needed, to taste.
- For best flavor, refrigerate salsa for at least 1-2 hours before serving. Store in the fridge for up to 1 week.
- This recipe makes a little less than 6 cups of salsa. A typical serving would probably be 1/2 cup.