Authentic Mexican Salsa

Authentic Mexican Salsa Recipe

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Christopher Gonzalez


This salsa is designed to be slightly chunky with the draining of the tomatoes. The cilantro and lime flavors, combined with the pop of the jalapenos, is what sends the flavor over the top. Hope you enjoy.


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8 to 10
45 Min


  • 1 (28 oz.) can(s)
    whole tomatoes, drained ( or 4 large fresh beefsteak tomatoes, med. dice)
  • 2 (10 oz.) can(s)
  • 1/2
    an avocado, medium dice
  • 1/2 medium
    yellow onion, medium dice
  • 1/2 medium
    green bell pepper, medium dice
  • 1 medium
    jalapeno, finely chopped (core & seeds added in)
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/2 c
    fresh cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2
    sqeezed fresh lime
  • 1 large
    bag of tortilla chips

How to Make Authentic Mexican Salsa


  1. Put the whole tomatoes in a food processor or blender. Pulse until smooth, or (4 large, fresh, Beefsteak tomatoes, med. dice) Pour into a large serving bowl.
  2. Chop the avocado, onion, bell pepper, jalapeno, cilantro, and mince the garlic. Add to the processed tomatoes and stir in.
  3. Squeeze the lime into the mixture, then add the rest of the ingredients. Stir well for a couple of minutes. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. (Best over night)
  4. Salt to taste if needed. Serve with tortilla chips.

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About Authentic Mexican Salsa

Course/Dish: Other Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Mexican
Dietary Needs: Low Fat, Dairy Free, Low Carb
Other Tag: Healthy

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