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Homemade Salsa – Mild


Who doesn’t love Chips and Salsa? The next time you crave it or need a good salsa to go with your meal, try making your own version. Salsa is so easy to make and it tastes so much fresher than what you’ll get out of the jar. The best thing is that you can totally make it your own.

All you need are some ripe tomatoes, red onion, garlic, cilantro and a few spices I’m sure you have in your cabinet. Once made, it will keep in your fridge at least a week but I doubt there will be any left.

Check out the recipe below and make your version. This is a mild version. If you want to make it hotter, you could skip de-seeding the jalapeno. Hotter? Add some Serrano pepper and maybe a little extra cayenne pepper. Still not hot enough? Add some Habanero pepper.

Homemade Salsa - Mild

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By Patrick Dulmage Serves: 4-6
Prep Time: 30 minutes Cooking Time: none Total Time: 30 minutes

Homemade Salsa - Mild


  • 3 ripe tomatoes, cored and chopped
  • ½ medium red onion, finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ - 1 Jalapeno peppers, stemmed, seeded, and finely chopped
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1 lime, zested and juiced
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp finely ground black pepper
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper



Combine the tomatoes, onion, garlic, chilies, cilantro, lime zest and juice, salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper in a bowl.


Mix well.


Let the mixture rest for at least 30 minutes to let the flavors blend.


Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary.


Serve with your favorite chips.