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Restaurant Style Salsa

Recipe from Two Peas and Their Pod

This easy homemade salsa is made in a blender and tastes just like your favorite restaurant style salsa! It only takes 10 minutes to make!
Prep Time10 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: gluten free, vegan
Servings: 16
Calories: 24kcal


  • 28 ounces whole tomatoes with juice (canned)
  • 20 ounces Rotel diced tomatoes and green chiles
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 whole jalapeño, quartered and sliced thin, seeds removed
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar, optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, more to taste
  • 1/2 whole lime, juiced


  • In a large food processor or blender, combine whole tomatoes, Rotel tomatoes, onion, jalapeno, garlic, sugar, salt, cumin, lime juice, and cilantro. Pulse until you get the salsa to the consistency you'd like. Taste and adjust seasonings, if necessary.
  • Refrigerate salsa and serve with tortilla chips.


Recipe by Ree Drummond, The Pioneer Woman


Calories: 24kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 106mg | Potassium: 218mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 182IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1mg