Best Homemade Salsa Recipe

It took us forever to perfect our homemade salsa recipe, but we finally feel like it is perfect. This is wonderful to make late summer when tomatoes, peppers, and cilantro are ripe in the home garden.
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Best Homemade Salsa Recipe

This salsa comes together in just 10 minutes and is DELICIOUS! You are going to wish you had more tomatoes!
garden fresh cherry tomatoes
You can various different kinds of tomatoes – cherry, slicing variety (early girl, beefmaster), or roma variety (although we usually save these to make pasta sauce).  Wash, but no need to cut.
salsa ingredients
Chop 1/2 large onion, 2 TAB fresh cilantro, 2 medium cloves garlic, and 1 small (or 1/2 large) jalapeno.
Note: Jalapenos add a wonderful flavor to the salsa. If you like milder salsa just make sure to remove all the seeds – they are what make it hot.
hint: use a food processor to make it go quickly
In a food processor put 2-3 cups tomatoes and process until smooth (10 seconds).
Now add 1/4 cup organic (preservative and high fructose syrup free) ketchup, 1 teas sea salt, 1/2 lime juice, and chopped veggies.

Add 2 cups more tomatoes. Process a few seconds only. If you like smooth salsa process longer, for chunky salsa process less.

Chill if desired & enjoy!

NOTE: You can preserve homemade salsa by putting it in sterilized glass canning jars and putting in boiling water that covers the entire jar for 15 minutes.

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Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is a homeschooling mother of six who strives to enjoy every moment with her kids through hands-on learning, crafts, new experiences, and lots of playing together. Beth is also the creator and author of 123 Homeschool 4 Me where she shares 1000+ free printables, creative homeschool lessons, crafts, and other fun ideas to help preschool and homeschooling families have fun while learning and exploring together.