Fresh and Flavorful Tomato Salsa Recipe

Fresh Salsa
Fresh Salsa. Diana Rattray
Ratings (23)
  • Total: 20 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 2 cups salsa (6 Servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
45 Calories
0g Fat
10g Carbs
2g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 2 cups salsa (6 Servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 57mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Protein 2g
Calcium 57mg 4%
*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
  • 1-2 tablespoons minced jalapeno pepper
  • 2 heaping tablespoons finely chopped cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Steps to Make It

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

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

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

  4. Cover and refrigerate until serving time.