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Cantina-Style Salsa

Finally! Restaurant-style salsa at home. All you need are some simple, fresh ingredients and a food processor. You'll never use store-bought again once you realize how easy this is to make!
Prep Time: 8 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Budget-Friendly, Kid-Friendly, Sauce
Servings: 18
Calories: 13kcal
Author: Allie Hagerty


  • 4 tomatoes cored and quartered
  • 1 red onion quartered
  • 4 garlic cloves peeled
  • 2 jalapeños seeds and stems removed
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 1 1/2 limes juice of
  • 3 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp white sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp kosher salt


  • Add all of the ingredients to a food processor. Pulse until everything has been chopped finely and is now well-combined. Taste  and add salt or additional spice as needed. Serve immediately or you can store it in  an  airtight container for up to  10 days in the fridge.


Serving: 0.25cup | Calories: 13kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 196mg | Potassium: 90mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 265IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg
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