If you’ve never tried your hand at making homemade salsa, you might be very surprised to see just how easy it is to whip up a batch! Using just a few simple ingredients, my homemade salsa recipe makes a batch of pleasantly spicy, cantina-style salsa that is perfect served with chips, or along with tacos, fajitas and more. This is a summer staple at our house, and a batch can easily be made up in just a matter of minutes!
World’s Best Homemade Salsa
|Prep time||20 minutes|
|Meal type||Appetizer, Condiment|
|Occasion||Barbecue, Casual Party|
- 28oz canned whole tomatoes ((can substitute an equal amount of peeled fresh tomatoes, if desired))
- 4 serrano peppers (seeded and chopped)
- 3 limes (juiced)
- 1/2 Medium yellow onion (chopped)
- 1 Medium clove garlic (chopped)
- 2 teaspoons salt (or to taste)
|Place tomatoes, peppers, lime juice, onion, garlic and salt in a blender. Pulse well to combine, blending until desired consistency is achieved. Chill 3 hours before serving to allow flavors to blend.|
Hint: To make a spicier salsa, leave more seeds in the peppers as you clean them.
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Having grown up in a home brimming with sewing notions and paintbrushes, Amy has a deep love for all things creative. On any given day, you’ll find her knee-deep in her latest creative endeavor, with projects ranging from sewing and crafts to home decor and kid-friendly ideas. Amy believes that everyone, regardless of skill level or experience, possesses the ability to create something beautiful, and Positively Splendid was born of her passion for helping others harness their innate creative potential.