Tex-Mex Salsa

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This spicy treat will leave you wanting more, and that’s ok because this side is loaded with healthy ingredients including tomatoes which pack an antioxidant punch!

Tex-Mex Salsa

Tex-Mex Salsa

Serving size: 1/4 cup | Calories: 76 | Total Fat: 1 g | Saturated Fats: 0 g | Trans Fats: 0 g | Cholesterol: 0 mg | Sodium: 134 mg | Carbohydrates: 15 g | Dietary Fiber: 3 g | Sugars: 4 g | Protein: 2 g | SmartPoints (Freestyle): 2 |


  • 6 Roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup red onion, diced
  • 2 Jalapenos, seeded, skinned
  • 1/3 cup cilantro, chopped
  • Juice from one lime
  • 1 tablespoon Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • Kosher or sea salt to taste


  1. Method 1:
  2. Add all the above ingredients to a food processor and pulse 2 to 3 times or until ingredients are a chunky consistency. Store salsa in a glass container with lid and refrigerate for 8 hours allowing the flavors time to marry.
  3. Method 2:
  4. Add all diced ingredients to a slow-cooker, cover and cook on low 3 hours. Allow salsa to cool at room temperature and store in a glass container with lid...refrigerate until ready to use. This method is more like the commercial version or restaurant style.

9 Comments on "Tex-Mex Salsa"

  1. Genna  March 21, 2016

    Love chips and salsa! What would be a serving size for this as i could sit and eat it all day lol. Also what would be a healthy chip?

  2. Gloria Farris  February 24, 2017

    I’m sure going to try some of these recipes..They look delish..thanks

    • Kym Votruba  February 24, 2017

      We’re happy you think so! Please let us know what you think.

  3. Carol Dunlop  July 14, 2017

    I have been making your salsa ever since it was first posted . It is , by far, the BEST salsa recipe , bar none . I’m a pretty serious cook and have tried salsas from myriad. Ookbooks and blogs. Yours is the Gold Standard. Thanks!

    • Emilia Horn  July 14, 2017

      So glad you like it, Carol!

  4. Carol Dunlop  July 14, 2017

    Oops. Correcting previous comment : cookbooks .

  5. Rhona  February 18, 2018

    Suggestions for healthy chips?


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