Tracey's Super Simple Homemade Salsa

Delicious homemade chunky salsa, make it as hot or mild as you like.  This recipe is highly requested every time I attend a party - it's also a great add in if you are making your own black bean burgers, or a delicious topping for mexican dishes, eggs, and burgers.  Be the hit of the party or spice up you dinner with this whole food salsa!
Print Recipe
Prep Time 15 mins
Chill Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 15 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 6 servings


  • 1/2 onion I like red onion
  • 2 T fresh chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 - 1 jalapeno pepper depends on size of jalapeno - adding seeds and veins of the pepper will make it hotter
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 6 plum tomatoes seeded
  • Juice of 1/2 lime


  • In food processor add onion, cilantro, jalapeno, and salt - pulse to chop (or chop by hand into small pieces)
  • Prepare tomatoes and add to food processor - pulse until salsa reaches desired consistency (make sure not to over process or it will be frothy) - or chop by hand
  • Put salsa in a bowl, squeeze lime juice over it - then refrigerate for 2 hours before serving