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Easy Homemade Salsa Recipe

Easy Homemade Salsa Recipe
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Easy Homemade Salsa Recipe

I’m very picky with salsa recipes and prefer them to be quick and easy. I know, two conflicting things as it’s hard to have easy to make but also taste good.

Thankfully this recipe is fairly easy to make with out a lot of work. Most of the time-consuming part is cutting the ingredients (it’s always best fresh cut).

Let’s get to it!

Delicious Salsa Recipe

Preparation and Tips

There are a few ways to adjust the taste, spiciness, and consistency of your salsa. These are a few tips to help make it fit your taste buds!

How to blend salsa

Using any food blender (link to blender) will work, there’s nothing too thick in this recipe that will be hard to blend. I recommend using the pulse function on the blender to slowly get the salsa to your favorite level of mushy to chunky. I like mine a little chunky, so it didn’t take but a few pulses to get it perfect.

How spicy to make salsa

The recipe we’ll follow uses jalapenos to add spiciness. For a mild spicy flavor only add one jalapeno with no seeds or membrane. To add a little more spice, leave some seeds and membrane in. If you want it really spicy add all seeds and membrane and maybe a few more peppers!

When to eat

Don’t eat the salsa right away, refrigerate it for 30 minutes to an hour. The salsa tastes best when cooled and has had a chance to settle.

Easy Homemade Salsa

This is a short and easy recipe for homemade salsa!
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 6 cups
Calories 300 kcal


  • 4 Cups Fresh Tomatoes on the Vine
  • 1/4 Cup White or Sweet Onion
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon Minced Garlic
  • 1-2 Jalapeno
  • 3/4 Cup Fresh Chopped Cilantro
  • 1 Lime
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Sea Salt- more to taste


  • Chop tomatoes, preserving as much juice aspossible. Thick cuts are fine as you can pulse to the consistency preferredlater.
  • Cut and prepare all other ingredients andcombine.
  • Add combination to the blender and pulse torequired consistency.
  • Taste test and add more salt as needed.
  • Refrigerate for 30 minutes to an hour.


I strongly recommend letting the salsa sit in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to an hour. It tastes great when it's cold and was the best a day after preparing.
Keyword easy homemade salsa, simple salsa homemade

Enjoy the Salsa!

This is one of the easiest recipes I know and takes maybe 10-15 minutes to make if you’re a slow prepper like me. This recipe was originally inspired by Inspired Taste (ironically), so be sure to check them out as well!

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