We are huge salsa lovers in my house and I am always making new types. This restaurant-style salsa is simple to make and uses ingredients found year-round which is handy. I recommend using canned whole tomatoes because they have a better flavor than the diced ones (to me!). I used half a jalapeno in this salsa and it’s plenty spicy but feel free to use more or less depending on your tastes. I’ve made a few batches of this restaurant-style salsa recently and we all really love it – especially my daughter.
How to Make Restaurant Style Salsa
Combine the whole tomatoes, Rotel tomatoes, onion, green onion, cilantro, jalapeno, minced garlic, lime juice, oregano, cumin, sea salt, and freshly cracked pepper, to taste, and a pinch of sugar in a food processor (or blender).
Pulse until you get the consistency you prefer, about 15 pulses. Taste and adjust seasoning if needed.
Place into the refrigerator for 30-60 minutes prior to serving. Enjoy.
- 1 14.5 oz can whole tomatoes with juice
- 1 10 oz can Rotel diced tomatoes and green chiles
- ¼ onion, diced
- 2 green onions, chopped
- ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
- ½ jalapeno, diced
- 1 clove of garlic, minced
- Juice from half a lime
- ⅛ tsp oregano
- ⅛ tsp cumin
- Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to taste
- Pinch of sugar, to taste
- Pulse until you get the consistency you prefer, about 15 pulses. Taste and adjust seasoning if needed.
- Place into the refrigerator for 30-60 minutes prior to serving. Enjoy.