How to Make Homemade Salsa in a Food Processor or Blender

How to Make Homemade Salsa in a Food Processor or Blender

In this article you will learn how to make homemade salsa in a food processor or a blender. This low calorie, easy to make Mexican salsa recipe is delicious and can be made in just 5 minutes!

You can enjoy a full cup of homemade salsa recipe for just 43 calories! And you’ll learn how to make salsa with you favorite kitchen appliance, saving you time and blending the salsa ingredients to perfection.

How to Make Homemade Salsa in a Food Processor or Blender

Fresh salsa recipes are easy and quick to make, especially when you use your blender or make food processor salsa. We will share the best salsa recipe for blending, so your homemade salsa comes out perfect every time.

You’ll learn how to make this a hot salsa recipe, or a mild salsa recipe… So your homemade Mexican salsa recipe is exactly how you like it, and never too hot (or too mild).

This homemade salsa recipe is just 43 calories per cup!

How to Make Homemade Salsa

In this article you will learn how to make the best homemade salsa recipe for blenders and food processors.

And to make this homemade salsa recipe easy, we’ve supplied you with a shopping list, printable recipe card, nutrition label and more…

How to Make Homemade Salsa in a Food Processor or Blender

We took a good salsa recipe, and made it great! Combining the best spices for salsa to create the best salsa homemade recipe.

Then we took the recipe for easy homemade salsa, and made it even easier with the following guides, lists and sections…

What You’ll Find in this Article:

  • Homemade Salsa Ingredients (shopping list!)
  • How to Make Homemade Salsa in a Food Processor or Blender
  • Easy Homemade Salsa Recipe (recipe card!)
  • Nutrition and Calories in Salsa

Take a screenshot of the shopping list on your phone, so you have it handy the next time you go grocery shopping. And email yourself the recipe card (or print it!) for easy referencing later.

Up next, a shopping list for this authentic Mexican salsa recipe…

Homemade Salsa Ingredients

To make this easy salsa recipe best, you’ll need the best ingredients. And for food processor salsa, that means a combination of fresh, and canned ingredients.

If you want to use fresh tomatoes, you should opt for a chunky Pico De Gallo Recipe, not a blender salsa. Making salsa in a blender will require either roasted tomatoes, or as in this recipe, canned tomatoes.

How to Make Homemade Salsa in a Food Processor or Blender

You can make this a spicy salsa recipe, or a mild salsa recipe… it all comes down to how to prep the jalapeños. So don’t worry about adding the peppers to your blender salsa., we will show you how to make this salsa recipe mild, hot and everywhere in-between.

Question: How to make good salsa?

Answer: With the best ingredients! Get fresh herbs, and fresh lime and you’ll have the best salsa recipe ever! Check out this ingredient list and then move onto the “how to guide” in the next section…

Shopping List for Mexican Salsa Recipe:

Special Tip: You can find measurements in the printable recipe card below. There you can choose how many servings of this red salsa recipe you want to make, and it will do all the measurement math for you!

Up next, you’ll learn how to make homemade salsa in a food processor or a blender…

How to Make Homemade Salsa in a Food Processor or Blender

You can make this blender salsa hot, or mild. Here is a guide to help you learn how to make salsa hot, or not…

Spicy Salsa Tips: Remove the stems from the jalapeños and add them into the blender or food processor seeds, ribs and all.

Medium Salsa Tips: Remove the seeds, but leave the ribs in the jalapeños… This will add heat, but not too much heat.

Mild Salsa Tips: Remove all of the ribs and seeds from the jalapeños. This will give your homemade salsa a tiny bit of heat, but you’ll taste more of the sweetness from the peppers, than the spice.

How to Make Homemade Salsa in a Food Processor or Blender

Learn how to make the best salsa for your taste… be sure to see the spicy, medium, and mild tips above!

How to Make The Best Salsa:

  1. Add the tomatoes and the juice from the can to a blender or food processor. Then add in the remaining ingredients.
  2. Pulse until the ingredients start to move well. Then blend on low until you reach your desired consistency.
  3. Taste, and add in more salt and pepper as needed. Serve with chips or with your favorite recipes. 
  4. Will hold in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days.

Special Tip: You can find this “how to” guide, measurements, nutrition and more all combined in the recipe card below. We’ve combined all of the information above in one handy sharable recipe card for salsa below.

Up next, a sharable recipe card for this easy salsa recipe…

Easy Homemade Salsa Recipe

It’s easy to make a low calorie salsa at home, in this recipe card you will find everything you’ll need to make the best salsa recipe… ever!

We love the ease of this blender salsa! You can make it in a food processor or high speed blender, and you can make it mild, medium, or hot. Be sure to see the tips on how to use the salsa ingredients to get the heat you want, in the “how to guide” above.

This recipe for Mexican salsa is just 43 calories per cup! That’s a LOT of salsa!

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How to Make Homemade Salsa in a Food Processor or Blender

How to Make Homemade Salsa in a Food Processor or Blender

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This easy homemade salsa can be made in a Food Processor or Blender in under 5 minutes!
Learn how to make this easy salsa with these simple directions and low calorie salsa recipe.
For the best homemade salsa recipe, this recipe is surprisingly easy to make and very healthy. You can enjoy a full cup of this low calorie salsa for just 43 calories!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 3 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Blending Time: 2 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Appetizer, sauce
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 5 servings
Calories 43 kcal

Equipment

  • blender or food processor

Ingredients
  

  • 1 28-ounce can of whole tomatoes
  • 1/2 onion peeled and quartered
  • 2 jalapeño peppers remove seeds and ribs for mild salsa
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup cilantro leaves
  • Juice of 1 lime

Instructions
 

  • Add the tomatoes and the juice from the can to a blender or food processor. Then add in the remaining ingredients.
  • Pulse until the ingredients start to move well. Then blend on low until you reach your desired consistency.
  • Taste, and add in more salt and pepper as needed. Serve with chips or with your favorite recipes.
  • Will hold in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days.

Notes

Nutrition

Serving: 1cupCalories: 43kcalCarbohydrates: 9.4gProtein: 1.9gFat: 0.6gSaturated Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 623mgPotassium: 454mgFiber: 2.7gSugar: 5.1gCalcium: 32mgIron: 1mg
Keyword appetizer, sauce, snack, topping
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Nutrition and Calories in Salsa

This salsa recipe is low in calories and delicious! At just 43 calories for a full cup of salsa (that is a LOT of salsa!!) you can add this red salsa to all your favorite recipes.

In the next section we’ve included two more salsa recipes, and a section on our favorite blenders…

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