Mexican Red Table Salsa, Salsa Roja de Mesa

4
Juliann Esquivel

By
@Juliann

This salsa dates back to my great grandmother's time I am sure even further back. This sauce has been passed down for generations. It is timeless and delicious. I have tweaked a little but basically it is the same nothing has been omitted. It's always been on my table next to the salt and pepper. Enjoy

Blue Ribbon Recipe

A Club favorite, this salsa really adds something special to your Mexican fiestas... or to your every day! The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 20 votes

Comments:
Serves:
a bunch
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Microwave

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

  • 1 large
    can hunt's peeled whole tomatoes 28 ounce can
  • 2 medium
    jalapenos sliced in pieces, seeds and all. remove stalk and discard.
  • 1 medium
    sweet onion peeled and cut into fourths
  • 1 large
    handful of fresh cilantro leaves and stalks
  • 4 large
    cloves of fresh garlic peeled
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried oregano
  • 1 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1 small
    packet of goya sazon seasoning packet with culantro and achiote
  • 1/2 tsp
    goya adobe seasoning
  • ·
    if you don't like a lot of heat use only one jalapeno. on the other hand if you like the heat you can add more jalapenos or a combination of jalapenos and serranos. optional

How to Make Mexican Red Table Salsa, Salsa Roja de Mesa

Step-by-Step

  1. Put everything into a large microwavable bowl. Nuke for six minutes. Pour everything into a blender and with short pulses, pulse into small chunks. Do not let blender liquify everything. This salsa should be chunky.
  2. Pour into a salsa bowl and serve with nachos, tortilla chips or with your grilled meats or chicken. Or as a side dish to season your meal. Enjoy. I spred this salsa on my bolillos see my post when making molletes and bolillos.

Printable Recipe Card

About Mexican Red Table Salsa, Salsa Roja de Mesa

Course/Dish: Salsas
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Healthy




Show 101 Comments & Reviews

29 Deliciously Festive Cinco De Mayo Recipes

29 Deliciously Festive Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Whether you're celebrating Cinco de Mayo or Taco Tuesday, these Mexican recipes are crazy delicious. Ranging from salsa to tacos to casseroles to margaritas - we have all the recipes...

Dive Into The Weekend With A Pool Party Recipe

Dive Into the Weekend With a Pool Party

Kitchen Crew

Whether you're lucky enough to have a pool in your backyard, belong to a community pool or own a kiddie pool (don't judge, they work wonders on a hot day...

15 Non-tomato Salsa Recipes

15 Non-Tomato Salsa Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Y’all, we love salsa. We truly never know when to stop eating it (usually when the chips run out we realize what we've done). However, sometimes we are ready to...