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Salsa Roja

The perfect addition to your football sunday

Course Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine Mexican


  • 2 pounds Roma Tomatoes chopped
  • 1 Small White Onion chopped
  • 2 Jalapeños chopped
  • 2 Garlic Cloves chopped
  • 1/4 cup Cilantro chopped
  • Lime Juice from 1/2 a lime
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin
  • Salt to taste


  1. Add tomatoes, onion, peppers, garlic, cilantro and lime juice to a food processor/blender. Process until fairly smooth.

  2. Heat a large pot to medium heat and add olive oil. Add the salsa and it will sear quickly.

  3. Add cumin and bit of salt.

  4. Bring to a quick boil and reduce heat to a simmer. Simmer for 15-20 minutes.

  5. Season with salt if needed and stir.

  6. Cool and refrigerate until ready to use.

Recipe Notes

  • This recipe requires a blender, I use a NutriBullet
  • You can add more lime, cilantro, or jalapeños to adjust to your personal preferences.