Monday, March 3, 2014

Homemade Salsa Recipe

This is the best salsa I've ever tasted! I just had to share it with y'all. :) It's also the perfect gift for a neighbor, teacher, friend, etc. Just put it in a mason jar with a ribbon tied around the top and deliver it with a bag of tortilla chips. :)

I originally got the recipe HERE, but I actually choose to leave out the cilantro and lime. I actually love both of those, but for some reason I never put them in when I make it. 

Here's the recipe: (I usually double these amounts) 

(1) 14.5 ounce can Rotel
(1) 14.5 ounce can whole tomatoes
4 teaspoons jalapenos (from a can or jar, not fresh) 
1/4 cup yellow onion, diced
3/4 teaspoon garlic salt
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/4 teaspoon sugar

In food processor (or blender) place jalapenos and onions. Process for just a few seconds. Then add everything else and process until well blended, but don't puree. Place in covered container and chill. Serve with thin tortilla chips. (we like Tia Rosa's megathin tortilla chips the best)

Here are a few pics from the last time I made it:



I think the thin tortilla chips make all the difference. My friends and I think this tastes just like the salsa from Chili's. :)



Here's a pic of the jalapenos we use, and yes, that's a huge jar! We eat a ton of jalapenos around here. :)



I hope y'all try this salsa. It's so good!

Thanks for stopping by!

~Lisa


10 comments:

  1. I love a good salsa and this sounds great! Thanks for sharing!

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  2. I love chips and salsa! And I've eaten them many times at Chili's so if you say this salsa tastes as good as theirs then I must try it! I'll share this recipe with my hubby because it sounds right up his alley too!

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  3. I trust you so I am copying over this recipe to try when I have a new minutes to do it. Hubby LOVES Salsa! xo Diana

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  4. Oh yum!!! I have to try this! We buy those jars of jalepenos,,,they are delicious with eggs and on hotdogs!

    XO,
    Jane

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  5. Well, you know how much Texans love our salsa !! :)
    I'll sure give your recipe a try..altho, we so love cilantro and lime...may have to add it. :)

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  6. This looks and sounds so tasty ~ we love homemade salsa but I always cheat and 'buy' the deli salsa ~ now I no longer have an excuse ~ this looks too good not to try. Thanks for sharing, Lisa! hugs, mb

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  7. I love homemade salsa. Do you like guacamole too? Next time I make some I will definitely try your recipe because we love Chili's too!!

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  8. I over salsa but never had tried to make it from scratch. I usually buy Trader Joes salsa and do love it. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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  9. Gotta have our salsa, chips and guac! :) This recipe is similar to mine, however, I do use cilantro and lime. Thanks so much for sharing!

    xo
    Pat

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