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Restaurant Style Salsa

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Restaurant Style Salsa

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  • 6 Roma tomatoes (ripe, about 1 1/4 lbs, halved)
  • 14.5 oz. petite diced tomatoes (with green chilis, undrained)
  • 2 green onions
  • 1/3 cup red onion (chopped)
  • 1 jalapeno chilies (sliced into 5 pieces, stem removed*)
  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro (about a handful)
  • 1 clove garlic (sliced)
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice (from 1 large lime)
  • 1/2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. granulated sugar
  • salt (to taste)
  • pepper (to taste)
  • tomato juice (optional)
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    Calories30Calories from Fat
    Total Fat0g0%
    Saturated Fat0g0%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat
    Total Carbohydrate7g2%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C25%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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    Pao a year ago
    Very tasty recipe always best when left in fridge over night…way better than any store bought salsa
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    Shaun David 2 years ago
    I loved this salsa. Easy, and very flavorful. Patti didn’t season enough.
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    Patti 2 years ago
    This was gross. I did not like it, and neither did my family. It did not taste at all like restaurant salsa. I normally agree with the reviews on here. I'm not sure what the deal is with this recipe. I followed it exactly, and it basically tasted like I was sucking on a raw tomato. I know that salsa is mostly raw tomatoes, but it should really have a more balanced flavor.
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    mister whooty m. 2 years ago
    great. less lime tho
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    Maggie Paola 2 years ago
    Great recipe! I added extra lime juice, but otherwise very authentic 💃
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    McCowan 2 years ago
    Tasted great and super easy to make!
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    Gala 3 years ago
    Great, I added a Serrano pepper mucho caliente!
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    Darshanjot Singh 3 years ago
    great and exactly restaurant syle
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    Linda Maxey 3 years ago
    Very easy and good recipe. i have never used cumin in salsa before but it added a great Texmex flavor to it.
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    Ralph Straub 3 years ago
    Added 2 Jalpenos (I like it spicy) and extra lemon juice - YUMMY!
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    Natalie Ridge 3 years ago
    I used 3/4 of a red onion along with the green onion and and I feel like onion is by far the most prominent flavor. However, the salsa is a good consistency and preparation was quick and easy with my food processor. I’ll be making some modifications if I choose to make this recipe again. Perhaps more chili powder, cumin and sugar.
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    Anjali Gupta 3 years ago
    Great. We added some green chillies and chaat masala, lemon & salt to make it zingy
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    Mihaela Orožen 3 years ago
    made some smaller changes, but very good nevertheless
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    Christina 3 years ago
    Best salsa recipe made to date. Only minor change I made was I added two Serrano chilies.
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    Elizabeth D 3 years ago
    Delicious! Used more cilantro and lime juice than it called for though.
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    :0 3 years ago
    i really liked it. it definitely fulfilled its promise of being 'restaurant style'. very nostalgic. I omitted the jalapeno to make it more mild, and forgot to add sugar. I probably would leave the sugar out next time too, as this recipe doesnt need it (plenty of natural sugar in the tomatoes).
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    Dale Beck 3 years ago
    Great! I added more jalapeños than listed
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    Kandise 3 years ago
    Turned out pretty good. Added more garlic, green chili’s, salt, more chili powder and used fire roasted diced tomatoes.
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    Bailey Ronda 3 years ago
    this was easy to make and delicious very happy with results
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    Vikki Lovingood 3 years ago
    Super yummy. I doubled the recipe because I had a bunch of home grown tomatoes I wanted to use. made wayyyy too much salsa, haha. I also added a little more jalepeno so it's more on the spicy side. Will definitely use this recipe from now on.
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    Cindy Bunn 3 years ago
    super yummy I didn't measure ingesting i used what I had cumin chili powder onion powder salt pepper lime juice jalapenos from a jar canned diced tomatoes ( food prices is in storage used smoothies maker to blend)
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    Ivy 4 years ago
    Very nice flavor and super easy to make.
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    kuzio 4 years ago
    If it was any better i could't stand it. It will make you throw rocks at your own house!!!!VERY GOOD 4 *****
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    Ryan Gaede 4 years ago
    Made this for Cinco de Mayo and it was amazing! Used a blender and was really simple and cheap to make. The whole family loved it. Never buying jared salsa again.
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    Raymond B. 4 years ago
    I added some tomato paste and then heated it up to boil so it keeps longer. Besides, it is much cheaper to make here in Indonesia than buying.
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    Deborah 4 years ago
    Beautiful salsa! However, I grew up on my teen and young adult years in SoCal with trips to Mexico and have been making fresh salsa for years. Never once did I have a true Mexican salsa with cumin or chili powder in it. Those ingredients belong in Chili and beans. So for me, they stay out of my salsa! To each his own! Ole’! 🤷🏼‍♀️
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    kara boonstra 4 years ago
    delicious! very flavorful! i added a 1/2 tsp of cumin to it and blended it in the ninja bullet cuz i like my salsa more runny and less chunky.
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    Kacy Smajstrla 4 years ago
    This was a GREAT base for starting the salsa of your choice. I love a TEXMEX KICKIN’ kinda sauce, so I added 1/3 white onion, 1- Serrano pepper, 10 oz can of Rotel Mild, more salt, pepper, cumin, chili powder and Ancho Chile Pepper . Great recipe!
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    C Aruza 4 years ago
    Wow! Definitely easy although I had to use a blender as I don’t have a food processor. Excellent flavor before it even marinates for a day! Just like the restaurant.
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    Andy Phelps 4 years ago
    It was great! It is the only salsa we make now!