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Healthy Salsa Recipe

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This easy to make blender salsa is a great healthy salsa recipe that everyone can enjoy! It’s the best way to have fresh salsa ready in a just a few minutes!

If you like restaurant style salsa or homemade style salsa recipes you definitely have to give this blender salsa recipe a try. It’s a quick and simple recipe and it’s the easiest way to make fresh salsa at home.

I love making fresh salsa at home, it’s better to know what’s going into the recipe and it’s perfect for customizing. If you want to make it more or less spicy, add your favorite veggies, etc. this recipe is totally flexible.

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Pin showing the finished healthy homemade salsa ready to serve.

Making salsa at home is easy. There’s nothing easier than dumping everything into the blender and giving it a quick spin.

If you need a quick appetizer, snack, or even topping for salads you will definitely want to check out this recipe. It is perfect for serving with fresh veggies, other dip recipes like Jalapeno Ranch Dip, Weight Watchers Dill Dip, and even Parmesan Broccoli Healthy Dip Recipe, etc.

finished healthy salsa recipe ready to eat.

Is this an allergy friendly recipe?

One of the reasons I love making this healthy salsa recipe is that it’s great for allergy sufferers. I don’t have to worry about gluten or dairy contamination etc. You can keep an eye on everything that goes into this recipe and therefore make it perfect for any food allergies you might be dealing with.

Since it can be served with crackers, chips, pitas, and even fresh veggies for dipping you have a ton of control over all of that as well.

This recipe uses just seven fresh ingredients which means that you have full control over how to make the recipe suitable for your needs.

top down look at the finished healthy salsa recipe ready to eat.

What do I need to make healthy blender salsa?

You will need roma tomatoes, green jalapeno peppers, garlic, white onion, cilantro, salt, and black pepper for this blender salsa recipe. 

That’s all it takes. Keep in mind that you can amp up the spice level by including more peppers and you can tone it down by adding less. You can also add different varieties of tomatoes, green chilies, etc. to really give the recipe more zest!

top down ingredients ready to be made into the best homemade salsa.

Here are some kitchen essentials that I like to have on hand when making recipes like this for meal prep:

Making healthy meals is a breeze with these kitchen essentials. Keeping things like this on hand makes my life so much easier in the kitchen.

Some things that are great to have on hand when prepping meals like this is a cutting board, sharp knives, and storage containers.

You can also benefit from a good skillet, a kitchen scale, measuring cups, and this awesome strainer tool!

top down finished healthy salsa recipe ready to eat.

How to make the easiest healthy salsa:

Roughly chop the tomatoes and place half of them into the blender. 

chopped tomatoes.

Roughly chop the onion and jalapeno and add to the blender with the garlic. 

chopped jalapeños.

Then add the remaining chopped tomatoes, the cilantro, salt and black pepper if using. 

adding more ingredients to the blender.

Begin by pulsing the ingredients until the blender gets going – if your tomatoes are not ripe enough you’ll need to add a couple of tablespoons of water to get the blades going. 

all ingredients in the blender ready to be blended.

Once you have enough liquid at the bottom you can blend at low speed until the salsa is nice and smooth.

blending process.

Taste and if needed add more salt. Pour into a serving container or store in the fridge, covered, until ready to serve. 

salsa ready to be poured out.

Please note this salsa won’t keep more than a day or max too in the fridge. It’s really best to enjoy it within 30 minutes of blending. Also do note that the longer it sits the darker the red tone will become. 

top down look at the healthy salsa

If you don’t want a perfectly smooth salsa like pictured here, you can pulse or use a food processor to achieve a chunkier salsa. 

bowl of finished salsa ready to serve.

Looking for more delicious appetizer and dip recipes?

Here are some other appetizer and dip recipes that you will definitely want to try out. They’re all great for sharing and can be made a little bit in advance if you want to plan your menu!

There are also some recipes that use salsa which is great for subbing in this homemade recipe that we just put together. You can’t go wrong with a homemade salsa for any dish that calls for the canned or jarred stuff!

It’s a much more flavorful substitution and once you see how easy it is to make you’ll only want to use homemade healthy salsa.

finished salsa on a chip

Printable Healthy Salsa Recipe:

Yield: 24 Ounces

Healthy Salsa Recipe

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This easy to make blender salsa is a great healthy salsa recipe that everyone can enjoy! It's the best way to have fresh salsa ready in a just a few minutes!

Ingredients

  • 4 large Roma tomatoes (weight is 1.22 lbs or 19.5oz)
  • 1 red or green jalapeno pepper
  • 2 cloves of garlic, optional
  • ½ a small white onion
  • 1 handful of cilantro leaves and little bit of the stems too
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • small pinch of black pepper, optional

Instructions

  1. Roughly chop the tomatoes and place half of them into the blender.
  2. Roughly chop the onion and jalapeno and add to the blender with the garlic.
  3. Then add the remaining chopped tomatoes, the cilantro, salt and black pepper if using.
  4. Begin by pulsing the ingredients until the blender gets going – if your tomatoes are not ripe enough you’ll need to add a couple of tablespoons of water to get the blades going.
  5. Once you have enough liquid at the bottom you can blend at low speed until the salsa is nice and smooth.
  6. Taste and if needed add more salt. Pour into a serving container or store in the fridge, covered, until ready to serve.
  7. Please notice this salsa won’t keep more than a day or max too in the fridge. It’s really best to enjoy it within 30 minutes of blending. Also do note that the longer it sits the darker the red tone will become.
  8. If you don’t want a perfectly smooth salsa like pictured here, you can pulse or use a food processor to achieve a chunkier salsa.

Nutrition Information

Yield

12

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 8Total Fat 0gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 181mgCarbohydrates 2gFiber 1gSugar 1gProtein 0g

As with any of our recipes, carb counts, calorie counts, WW points and nutritional information varies greatly. As a result, your nutritional content depends on which products you choose to use when cooking this dish. The auto-calculation is just an automated estimate and should NOT be used for specific dietary needs.

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Elizabeth

Sunday 5th of June 2022

Looks very delicious,I will try it,thank you for sharing

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