Fresh and Flavorful Tomato Salsa

Fresh Salsa in bowl

The Spruce / Diana Rattray

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 0 mins
Total: 20 mins
Servings: 6 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
22 Calories
0g Fat
5g Carbs
1g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6
Amount per serving
Calories 22
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 102mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 16mg 79%
Calcium 13mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 224mg 5%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

If you're trying to add a little flavor to a basic main dish, try salsa. Salsa adds extra flavor, jazzing up basic pan grilled or roasted meat, fish, or poultry.

Serve this flavorful salsa with chicken breasts, grilled pork tenderloin, chops, steak, or fish. This tasty, easy salsa recipe is well worth the chopping time.


  • 4 medium tomatoes

  • 2 cloves garlic, mashed and finely minced

  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped onions

  • 1 to 2 tablespoons minced jalapeño pepper

  • 2 heaping tablespoons finely chopped cilantro

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

  • Salt, to taste

  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Core the tomatoes. Remove the seeds and chop them coarsely.

  3. In a bowl, combine the chopped tomatoes, garlic, onion, chile pepper, cilantro, and lime juice. Toss to blend the ingredients.

  4. Add salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste.

  5. Cover and refrigerate until serving time.

  6. Enjoy.