Salsa Fresca

Salsa Fresca

Salsa Fresca

Makes 1-quart jar
Course: Sauces
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Salsa, Salsa Fresca
Author: Mrs. Plant


  • High-Speed Blender


  • Two 14-oz cans fire-roasted organic diced tomatoes salt-free, if desired
  • ½ small sweet onion chopped into quarters
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 jalapeno seeded (leave a few seeds if you want it spicy!) OR 1 T. chili in adobo sauce (for a smoky spicy flavor!)
  • 1 T agave nectar, maple syrup, or date syrup
  • ½ t salt
  • 1 t cumin
  • medium handful Cilantro – no big stems
  • 2 T lime juice


  • Put all ingredients in the blender EXCEPT the tomatoes. run on low until everything is chopped well. Then, add the tomatoes and PULSE a few times until the desired consistency is achieved. DO NOT blend.


This Salsa Fresca CAN be made salt and sweetener-free, if desired. It will taste different, but if you are already SOS-free, you will like it regardless!

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