5 from 6 votes
Salsa topped with sliced onions and fresh cilantro.
Homemade Salsa with charred tomatoes
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
50 mins

Tomato salsa with an added flavor and smokiness of charred tomatoes.

Course: Condiment
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: restaurant style salsa, salsa with charred tomatoes, tomato salsa
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 4 kcal
Author: Kathy
  • 5 whole Roma Tomatoes
  • 1 - 2 whole Jalapeño Peppers - depending on size and your taste.
  • 1/2 Onion - Yellow or White
  • 1/4 cup Cilantro Chopped
  • 1/2 Lime Juiced
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 5 Green Scallions Chopped
  1. Place tomatoes, jalapeños, and 1/2 onion on hot cast iron pan. Turn ingredients so you achieve a nice char on all sides.
  2. When jalapeño is nicely blackened, place on a cutting board and cut off top and remove seeds.
  3. Place charred items in the food processor. Puree everything until no large pieces remain.
  4. Add cilantro. Pulse just until mixed.
  5. Transfer to mixing bowl.
  6. Stir in salt, juice of lime, and chopped green scallions.
  7. Taste and add additional salt if needed.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Homemade Salsa with charred tomatoes
Amount Per Serving (0.25 cup)
Calories 4 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 98mg4%
Potassium 20mg1%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 70IU1%
Vitamin C 2.5mg3%
Calcium 6mg1%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.