Best Homemade Salsa

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Homemade Salsa: The Perfect Fresh Recipe

Salsa is a staple in many households. It’s a versatile dish that can be used as a dip, sauce, or topping for tacos, burritos, and more. Nothing beats the taste of fresh homemade salsa made with vine-ripe tomatoes, red onion, limes, jalapenos, fresh cilantro, garlic, and green onions. This recipe is easy to make and will be a hit at your next barbecue or gathering.

When serving, garnish with additional cilantro and a sprinkle of green onions. You can also add avocado to make it a creamy version of salsa, or switch up the heat level by using more or less jalapenos to suit your taste.

This fresh homemade salsa is the perfect addition to any summer meal. Not only is it delicious, but it’s also a healthier alternative to store-bought salsa that is often high in preservatives and added sugars. The bright, bold flavors in this salsa come from the fresh ingredients, making it a delightful addition to any dish.

In conclusion, next time you’re looking for a snack that’s quick and easy to make, try this fresh homemade salsa recipe. It’s sure to become a staple in your household and a crowd-pleaser at your next gathering.


Fresh Homemade Salsa

Fresh vine ripe tomatoes are the star of this vibrant and flavorful homemade salsa recipe. Adjust the heat to your liking with a little more or a little less jalapeno.


  • 4 vine-ripe tomatoes
  • 1/2 red onion chopped
  • 2 limes
  • 2 jalapenos seeds removed (leave a few seeds for more spice)
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 green onions chopped
  • salt to taste


  • Chop the tomatoes into small pieces and transfer them to a large bowl.
  • Dice the red onion and add it to the bowl with the tomatoes.
  • Cut the jalapenos in half, remove the seeds, and finely chop the jalapenos. Add them to the bowl.
  • Chop the cilantro and add it to the bowl.
  • Mince the garlic and add it to the bowl.
  • Slice the green onions and add them to the bowl.
  • Cut the limes in half and squeeze the juice from both halves into the bowl.
  • Season the salsa with salt to taste. Stir everything together until well combined.
  • Allow the salsa to sit for about 10 minutes so the flavors can meld together.
  • Taste the salsa and adjust the salt, lime, and heat level to your liking.
  • Serve the salsa immediately or store it in the refrigerator for later. The salsa will last for 3-4 days in the refrigerator.


Enjoy your fresh and flavorful homemade salsa! The addition of garlic, green onion, and cilantro give it a delicious and complex flavor. Serve it with tortilla chips or as a topping for tacos, burritos, or grilled meats.

Try pairing this recipe with my Ultimate Nachos.

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