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Homemade Spicy Salsa Roja - this is delicious and so easy to make. Try some for your next party! | joeshealthymeals.com

Homemade Spicy Salsa Roja

Great, easy to make condiment.
Course Salsa
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword homemade salsa roja
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 16 2 tbsp. servings
Calories 11kcal
Author Joe Boyle


  • 4 roma tomatoes coarsely chopped
  • 1 med. yellow onion , chopped
  • 2 or 3 cloves garlic , chopped
  • 1 or more peppers of your choice , chopped
  • 2 to 3 tbsp chopped cilantro
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin


  • Place the tomatoes, onion, garlic and peppers into a small saucepan, add the salt and bring to a boil on the stove.
  • Reduce the heat and boil for 10 minutes
  • Remove from the heat and let cool for several minutes.
  • Drain off excess liquid from the pan. (Mine had about 2 or 3 tbsp)
  • Place the contents into a blender or food processor, add the cilantro and cumin and blend until pureed.
  • Adjust seasonings and serve warm or cold


Serving: 2tbsp. | Calories: 11kcal