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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

Course Salsa
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 cups
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