Fresh Salsa Cruda

Salsa Cruda
Salsa Cruda

The Spruce / Diana Rattray

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 0 mins
Total: 10 mins
Servings: 12 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
29 Calories
0g Fat
6g Carbs
1g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 12
Amount per serving
Calories 29
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 6mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Protein 1g
Calcium 31mg 2%
*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.)

This tasty salsa is an excellent choice to serve with tacos or burritos, or serve alongside grilled chicken or fish. Salsa is surprisingly easy to make and goes with the taste profile of many southern foods. With a little chopping and dicing, you can always have salsa available as a snack or a side.


  • 3 large tomatoes (peeled, cored, and chopped)
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 4 green onions (thinly sliced)
  • 2 tablespoons purple onion (diced)
  • 2 to 3 jalapeno or serrano chile peppers (seeded and finely chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro (minced, fresh)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients and stir well to blend.

  3. Store in refrigerator for use within a day or two or puree in the blender and freeze for up to 2 weeks.

  4. Serve with grilled chicken or fish, or along with burritos, tacos, or other Mexican-style meals.

  5. Enjoy!