Roasted Tomato Salsa

Roasted Tomato Salsa
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This homemade Roasted Tomato Salsa recipe is a must have at any tacos party. Juicy roasted tomatoes mixed with thinly diced red onions, garlic and fresh cilantro make the perfect salsa! With only a few simple steps this delicious side dish is made in less than 30 minutes and can be used in so many ways.

Make it a meal

Serve this homemade tomato salsa as a side dish to your tacos like a delicious chicken tacos together with:

Ingredients needed

  • Tomatoes
  • Red Onion
  • Garlic
  • Cilantro

How to make roasted tomato salsa from scratch

Roast the tomatoes:

Tomatoes

Preheat your oven to 180 °C / 355 °F.

Cut 2 slits into the top of your tomatoes about halfway trough.

Arrange the tomatoes on a baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil

Tomatoes

Bake for 20 minutes or till the blisters. Remove them from the oven and let cool a bit.

Make the salsa

Now you have 2 options:

  • By hand (more chunks): Dice your tomatoes and the onion, add them to a bowl with the grated garlic. Then cut up your cilantro, add it to the bowl and mix it all.
  • Food processor / mixer (more smooth): Cut your onion and tomatoes into quarters and add them to a food processor together with the garlic cloves and cilantro. Pulse a few times till you get the consistency you like.

Serve

Chefs Tip

Roast the onion and garlic with the tomatoes to make your salsA extra flavorful!
Onions
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Frequently asked Questions

Q: Can I use canned tomatoes for salsa?

A: Yes, you can replace the fresh tomatoes with canned tomatoes. We have done that plenty of times with no problem. Make sure to get whole canned tomatoes for roasting. If you can not find whole tomatoes simply use leave out that part and use them for the salsa as they are.

Q: Can I roast my tomatoes on the grill?

A: You can absolutely do that. Roasting your tomatoes on the grill actually gives them a nice charred taste that is perfect for this salsa.

Roasted Tomato Salsa

Homemade Roasted Tomato Salsa

This homemade Roasted Tomato Salsa recipe is a must have at any tacos party. Juicy roasted tomatoes mixed with thinly diced red onions, garlic and fresh cilantro make the perfect salsa! With only a few simple steps this delicious side dish is made in less than 30 minutes and can be used in so many ways.
5 from 14 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 1 portion (about 4 people)
Calories 142 kcal

Equipment

  • Oven
  • Food Processor Mixer optional

Ingredients
 
 

  • 4 Whole Tomatoes alternatively use a can of whole tomatoes
  • Olive Oil extra virgin
  • 1 Red Onion
  • 2 Garlic Cloves grated
  • 1 handful Fresh Cilantro use as much as you'd like

Instructions
 

Roast the tomatoes

  • Preheat your oven to 180 °C / 355 °F.
  • Cut 2 slits into the top of your tomatoes making a little cross. Make sure to cut halfway trough the tomato.
  • Arrange the tomatoes on a baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil.
  • Bake for about 20 minutes or till the tomatoes start to get blisters. If you have a broiler option in your oven make sure to turn that on in the last 10 minutes.
  • Remove them from the oven and let cool a bit.

Make the salsa

  • Now you have 2 options.
    You either dice your tomatoes and the onion by hand (more chunks) and add them to a bowl with the grated garlic. Then cut up your cilantro, add it to the bowl and mix it all.
    Or cut your onion and tomatoes into quarters and add them to a food processor (smoother) together with the garlic cloves and cilantro. Pulse a few times till you get the consistency you like.
  • Serve

Your Notes

Nutrition

Calories: 142kcalCarbohydrates: 32gProtein: 6gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 32mgPotassium: 1372mgFiber: 8gSugar: 18gVitamin A: 4371IUVitamin C: 78mgCalcium: 88mgIron: 2mg
Keyword appetizer, Dip, Easy, Homemade, Mexican, Quick, Summer
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