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Easy Red Tomato Salsa Recipe. How to Make Homemade Spicy Tomato Salsa. Copyright © 2018 Terence Carter / Grantourismo. All Rights Reserved.
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Easy Red Tomato Salsa Recipe

This easy red tomato salsa recipe is fast and simple. However there’s a couple of tricks to elevate this salsa to a richer, less watery version than most.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dip
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 1 Bowl
Calories: 162kcal
Author: Terence Carter


  • 1 400 g 14oz tin tomatoes, strained
  • 90 g 3.1oz cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 115 g 4oz cup onion diced
  • 20 g 0.7oz cup minced fresh cilantro (no big stems)
  • 30 g 1oz chopped fresh jalapeño peppers (including seeds)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon salt add more to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper


  • Strain the tinned tomatoes, keeping the tomato juice.
  • To make a firmer, more concentrated salsa, put the tomatoes in a pan over low heat for around 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Leave to cool before adding to the ingredients in the blender.
  • Blend all ingredients until just combined. Taste and add extra salt from a salt grinder as needed.
  • Sprinkle a dash of coriander leaves or spring onions on top.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 162kcal | Carbohydrates: 33.8g | Protein: 6.2g | Fat: 1.3g | Saturated Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 1970mg | Fiber: 9.9g | Sugar: 22.1g