Fresh Homemade Salsa Recipe - Homemade Pico De Gallo

Fresh Homemade Salsa Recipe
This traditional Mexican tomato spicy salsa is very easy to put together. It might be quicker to throw the salsa recipe ingredients in the blender but thick, chunky salsa is deliciously rustic. You can make this fresh homemade salsa recipe as chunky or as smooth as you like. Salsa is one of the most popular condiments in the world. It can be used on a wide variety of foods, with many people using it as an alternative to ketchup. The possibilities are endless when it comes to salsa and we love this recipe for making your own homemade salsa!
Fresh salsa is a great way to add flavor, texture and color to your meals. This recipe for fresh homemade salsa makes a large batch that can be used in a variety of ways.

Spicy Mexican salsa recipe

A traditional Mexican mortar and pestle would be used to grind up the salsa recipe ingredients and spices and the spices ground in this piece of apparatus would give off a fantastic aroma, giving a great flavor to the dish but using a food processor is easier and if you use the pulse, setting you can control the results. Maybe you want to make it finer, rather than chunky, and you can do that if you want.

Fresh Salsa Recipe with Chilies

Fresh Salsa Recipe with Chilies

This is a vibrant and colorful salsa recipe and if you want something typically Mexican and bold-flavored, this is one of the best easy appetizer recipes to choose. There are lots of different types of salsa but this colorful, chunky one is fun and tasty. If you do not have scoop chips, you can just serve this as a dip or for people to help themselves to, to have alongside meat or fish.

Homemade salsa is delicious and fresh. It's also easy to make in your kitchen with a few simple ingredients. You can control the amount of heat in homemade salsa by choosing mild, medium or hot tomatoes.

Homemade Salsa Ingredients 

  1. 1 garlic clove
  2. 2 ripe tomatoes, peeled and seeded
  3. 1 tablespoon lime juice
  4. ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  5. 4 oz canned chopped green chilies
  6. 3 green onions, in 1 inch pieces
  7. 1 Anaheim green chili, seeded and chopped
  8. 1 teaspoon olive oil
  9. 1 jalapeño, de-veined and seeded (optional)
  10. Salt
  11. Black pepper
  12. Scoop chips
  13. Cilantro leaves and halved cherry tomatoes for garnish

Homemade Salsa Preparation

  1. Peel and seed the tomatoes, then char them under the flame of a hot broiler or over a gas grill for a few seconds, turning until the peel starts to blister.
  2. Remove the peel and the green stem core.
  3. Chop the tomatoes in half vertically and scoop out the seeds with a spoon.
  4. Add the garlic to a food processor, then the cilantro, green onions and finally the jalapeños for a few seconds. Switch the food processor off and scrape the sides down with a spatula.
  5. Add everything else and process with brief pulses.
  6. Season to taste, chill for an hour, then put a spoonful of salsa in each scoop chip and garnish each one with half a cherry tomato and a cilantro leaf. Serve right away.

Homemade Salsa Nutrition Facts

Servings: 9  
Calories 70
  1. Total Fat 2.1g 3%
  2. Saturated Fat 0.3g 1%
  3. Cholesterol 0mg 0%
  4. Sodium 54mg 2%
  5. Total Carbohydrate 12.9g 5%
  6. Dietary Fiber 4.4g 16%
  7. Total Sugars 6.2g  
  8. Protein 2.1g  
  9. Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
  10. Calcium 23mg 2%
  11. Iron 1mg 6%
  12. Potassium 329mg 7%

Homemade Salsa For Canning

Homemade Salsa For Canning

Best Homemade Salsa Recipe, The roasted tomatoes, tasty garlic, lime juice, chilies and cilantro and other ingredients in this wonderfully thick salsa recipe make such a great dip. If you like colorful and easy party appetizers, you will very much enjoy this Mexican appetizer recipe. Serve it on a buffet table or even as separate appetizers for people if you are having a sit-down dinner. Give each person a couple of these colorful little treats and you will impress them. You might not think of salsa when you think of fancy appetizer recipes but these appetizers do look good.
This fresh salsa recipe is really easy and quick to make. You can use any vegetables that you like, such as tomatoes, onions, bell peppers and so on. We recommend adding jalapeño for some added kick!