Homemade Salsa

Homemade Salsa | Healthy Eats by Jennie

Homemade salsa is the best! It tastes way better than the kind you can get in a jar. This Homemade Salsa Recipe is healthy and delicious! It also happens to be oil free – it is so yummy, it does not need any oil at all! 

Homemade Salsa

Homemade Salsa is the best! It tastes way better than the kind you can get in a jar.

Course Appetizer, Dip, Sauce, Snack
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Homemade Salsa Recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Author Jennie


  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 medium/small red or white onion quartered
  • 2 limes, juice of
  • 1 chipotle pepper from a can in adobo sauce, plus 2 teas of adobo sauce from can
  • ½ jalapeno pepper (seeded)
  • Handful of cilantro leaves (around ½ cup)
  • 14.5 oz can of diced tomatoes
  • ½ teas sea salt
  • ½ teas black pepper
  • ¼ teas cumin


  1. Put all ingredients in a food processor.

  2. Process until it reaches your desired consistency.

Homemade Salsa Recipe Notes:

Ingredient Notes: *

This Homemade Salsa recipe is medium spicy, but you can make adjustments based on your preferences – like you can add more or less jalapeno or chipotle. If you do not like the smoky flavor of chipotle, you can reduce or omit.


This Homemade Salsa goes well with any type of tortilla chips.

Homemade Salsa | Healthy Eats by Jennie

This also goes well with tacos, burritos, nachos.

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To keep it low carb, you can top over grilled meat like chicken or steaks or add to a salad or bowl.

Food Prep:

You can make this ahead of time and it should last in your refrigerator for up to a week.

Other Recipes:

Check out some of my other dip recipes:

Spicy Whipped Ricotta Dip

Chili Cheese Spread

Hot Pepper Cheese Spread

Jalapeno Popper Dip

Spinach Dip

Pimento Cheese Dip

Spicy Whipped Feta Dip

Lemony Whipped Feta Dip with Patty’s Zesty Garlic Peppers

Broiled Feta Dip with Patty’s Zesty Garlic Peppers

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