Just 5: Homemade Salsa

As a kid there was nothing I loved more than chips and salsa as a snack. Over the years we would add queso to the list. I remember coming home from long days at school and my brother and I would sit on the couch sharing a bowl of chips and salsa. It was delicious and always hit the spot. While I’m a bit older now, I still absolutely love this snack and have been exploring recipes to make homemade salsa. This recipe has become a staple around our house. It takes around 5 minutes and 5 ingredients to make. We’re lucky if a jar of this lasts more than a week around our house, so I’m sure you’ll love this staple as well.

Keep reading for the full recipe after the jump!

Just 5: Homemade Salsa

Yields one mason jar of salsa


  • 1 jalapeno
  • 1 jar organic diced tomatoes, with no salt added or 5 fresh tomatoes
  • 1/4 C cilantro
  • 1/4 chopped onion
  • 2 T white vinegar
  • Juice of two limes
  • 1 T salt


Remove seeds and ribs from jalapeno with spoon. Rough chop and place in blender. Add can of tomatoes, cilantro, chopped onion, vinegar, and salt to blender. Blend to desired texture. Add a sprig of cilantro for garnish and serve with your favorite chips. Enjoy!

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