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Garden Fresh Salsa

This garden fresh salsa recipe takes advantage of seasonal ingredients. It is so easy to make, just toss the ingredients into a food processor or blender, pulse it to the consistency you like, and enjoy.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Pantry Ingredients
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: fresh salsa
Servings: 6 half cup servings
Calories: 70kcal
Author: Grow a Good Life


  • 2 pounds paste tomatoes
  • 1 Anaheim chili pepper
  • 2 medium jalapeño chili peppers
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon cane sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/8 teaspoon chili powder


  • Blanch and skin tomatoes.
  • Wear gloves and remove seeds and membrane from Anaheim pepper. Keep jalapeño seeds if you want a hot salsa.
  • Give vegetables a rough chop, add all ingredients to food processor, and pulse until the consistency you like.
  • Test seasoning with a tortilla chip and adjust as needed.
  • Refrigerate for a least an hour to allow the flavors to blend.
  • Serve with tortilla chips.
  • Store extra in refrigerator. Makes about 3 cups.


Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 70kcal | Carbohydrates: 14.5g | Protein: 3.1g | Fat: 0.7g | Sodium: 20mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g