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homemade salsa with corn chips and limes

Restaurant Style Salsa

Classic fresh tomato salsa made in the easiest way possible
Servings: 4
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 10 mins


  • ¼ white onion
  • ¼-½ jalapeno see note
  • 1 large garlic clove
  • 1 can diced tomatoes regular or fire-roasted
  • 1 lime
  • ¼ C cilantro
  • ½ tsp each salt + pepper
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp cumin


  • Add ¼ onion, ¼ jalapeno and a garlic clove to a food processor or blender. Pulse until everything is pretty finely chopped.
  • Add a can of diced tomatoes, juice of 1 lime, ¼ C cilantro, 1 tsp each sugar and cumin and ½ tsp each salt + pepper to the food processer. Pulse just a few times (maybe 5 times) until everything is combined but it's still a little chunky.


Note on jalapeno: use ¼ deseeded jalapeno for less spice or ½ seeded jalapeno for more spice.
Course Appetizer, Dip, Sauce, Snack
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword 10 Minutes, Fall, No Cook, Spring, Summer, Vegan, Winter