Jalapeño Salsa

Cathy @mexicanappetizersandmore.com


This Super Easy Jalapeño Salsa recipe is perfect with grilled meats, steak, tacos, empanadas, eggs, tortilla chips and so much more. Easy to make and highly addictive salsa.


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1 cup
10 Min
5 Min


  • 2-4
    jalapeños (rinsed and cut lengthwise, could remove seeds and membranes for less heat)
  • 1
    roma tomato
  • 1
    garlic clove (peeled)
  • 1/2
    onion (quartered)
  • 1/4 c
    fresh cilantro
  • ·
    salt and pepper (to taste)

How to Make Jalapeño Salsa


  1. Add jalapeños, tomato and garlic to a pot over medium heat with about 2 cups of water. Boil for 10-15 minutes.
  2. Peel skin off of tomato. (It will peel easily after it has been boiled)
  3. Add the boiled jalapeños, tomato, garlic, onion and cilantro to a blender or food chopper. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Pulse till salsa is chunky. Remove from blender and pour into a jar or a bowl.
  5. Add 2-4 tablespoons of water. Stir all together. Done. Enjoy!

    Great with tacos, empanadas, tostadas, meats, seafood, eggs, tortilla chips, plantain chips and so much more.

    Salsa will keep in refrigerator well for a few days.

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About Jalapeño Salsa

Course/Dish: Salsas
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Mexican
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Vegan
Hashtag: #Mexican Salsas

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