Are you sitting down?…. because I’m sharing the best damn salsa ever, with you today! If you’re a salsa person and I know you are, you have got to give this delicious homemade salsa a try. The bright, fresh dip is absolutely irresistible- loaded with delicious, vibrant flavor and it comes together in less than 5 minutes.

The best damn salsa ever is bright, fresh and absolutely irresistible- loaded with delicious, vibrant flavor and comes together in less than 10 minutes.

This recipe is really Brad’s and I actually posted it a couple of years ago, but we’ve updated the recipe slightly and, of course, the photos too. Garden tomatoes are the star of the show in this salsa, but if you’re not lucky enough to have a garden full of tomatoes, I suggest buying your tomatoes from a Farmer’s Market. You’ll be surprised what a difference in flavor it makes.

The best damn salsa ever is bright, fresh and absolutely irresistible- loaded with delicious, vibrant flavor and comes together in less than 10 minutes.

The measurements are just a guide- add more or less of the specific ingredients as you prefer. So easy too- just throw everything into a food processor and let it do its thing. I’ve had this Cuisinart food processor (<–affiliate link) for years and even after many batches of nut butter grinding, it’s still going strong. This recipe makes a huge batch- plenty to fill tacos, top omelets, mix into salads and for chip dipping.

The best damn salsa ever is bright, fresh and absolutely irresistible- loaded with delicious, vibrant flavor and comes together in less than 10 minutes.

 

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The best damn salsa ever is bright, fresh and absolutely irresistible- loaded with delicious, vibrant flavor and comes together in less than 5 minutes.
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Nutrition Facts
Best Damn Salsa Ever!
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 50 Calories from Fat 3
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.3g 0%
Sodium 501.8mg 21%
Potassium 83.4mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 10.4g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2.1g 8%
Sugars 5g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 27.4%
Vitamin C 82.2%
Calcium 3.8%
Iron 7.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Best Damn Salsa Ever!
Prep Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
5 mins
 
The best damn salsa ever is bright, fresh and absolutely irresistible- loaded with delicious, vibrant flavor and comes together in less than 5 minutes.
Ingredients
  • 6 tomatoes of varying sizes chopped
  • 4 small jalapeno peppers* leave the seeds in for an extra kick
  • 1/2 onion
  • 1/4-1/2 cup fresh cilantro
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 1/2 to 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice about 1/2 lemon, juiced
Instructions
  1. Add all ingredients to the bowl of a food processor. Pulse about 10 or so times and until all ingredients are combined and diced, but be sure to stop before the salsa becomes too soupy.
  2. Taste the salsa and add more ingredients as desired. I would advise stirring in the extra ingredients, not pulsing in the food processor. The salsa will become too soupy quickly.
  3. Transfer to a bowl and enjoy!
  4. I prefer to refrigerate salsa for 1 day prior to serving to allow the flavors to marry and meld. Salsa will keep for about 1 week in an airtight container or jar in the fridge; however, it's never lasted that long in this household.
Recipe Notes

*4 jalapenos may be too much for some. Consider adding fewer if you are sensitive to heat.
I STRONGLY suggest garden tomatoes or tomatoes from the farmer's market to really make this salsa the BEST!

Author: Kim Lee
Course: Appetizer, Dip
Cuisine: Mexican, Spanish
Keyword: best salsa, easy salsa recipe, homemade salsa

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The best damn salsa ever is bright, fresh and absolutely irresistible- loaded with delicious, vibrant flavor and comes together in less than 10 minutes.

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