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Restaurant Style Salsa

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  • Author: shaemakes
  • Total Time: 10 min
  • Yield: 12-18 1x


Super simple blender salsa that tastes just like the kind at your favorite Mexican restaurant and is ready in less than 10 minutes! You can’t beat that.


  • 128 oz can fire roasted tomatoes
  • 1 medium yellow onion
  •  3 large garlic cloves
  • 1/2 jalapeno, deseeded
  • 1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce*
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • Juice of 1 lime


  1. To a blender add all ingredients, reserving 1/4 of the onion and 1/2 bunch of cilantro.
  2. Blend for 30-60 seconds until smooth.
  3. Taste and add more salt and pepper as needed.
  4. Pour salsa into a large bowl.
  5. Chop remaining 1/4 onion into small pieces.
  6. Chop remaining 1/2 bunch of cilantro.
  7. Stir onion and cilantro into the salsa.
  8. Salsa is best after sitting in the fridge for a few hours but can also be eaten right away.


*Only use 1 chipotle from a can of chipotle peppers, do not use the entire can. Reserve the remaining peppers for a different use.

  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 0 min