tomatoes, red onion, cilantro, lemon juice, lime juice, jalapeno fresh salsa

Fresh Homemade Salsa

Never buy salsa in a jar again, once you see how easy it is to make your own fresh salsa at home.  Only 6 ingredients and this fresh salsa can be prepped, made and served in 10 minutes.
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword fresh, salsa, tomatoes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 76kcal
Author JoAnn


  • 1 small red onion diced
  • 1 jalapeno seeded, vein removed and diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves only, cannot use dried
  • 4 - 6 Fresh Roma Tomatoes
  • 1 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tsp freshly squeezed lime juice


  • Mix all ingredients in a large bowl.
  • Reserve 1/2 cup of the mixture.
  • Add remaining mixture to a blender.
  • Blend for 5 seconds.  Turn off blender if necessary and tamper down.
  • Pour blender contents into a serving bowl and gently mix in the reserved salsa, which gives the salsa a chunky style.  
  • Serve immediately, or chill in the refrigerator in an air-tight container for up to a week.