Homemade Fire Roasted Tomato Salsa

Homemade Fire Roasted Tomato Salsa

Homemade salsa is especially flavorful when you start with fire roasted tomatoes. Amp up the freshness with add-ins like jicama, avocado or citrus zest.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Makes: 1.5 cups


  • 1 can (14.5 oz.) Take Root Organics™ Diced Tomatoes Fire Roasted, well drained
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped white onion
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro leaves and tender stems
  • 1/2 jalapeño, finely chopped (remove seeds for less spicy salsa)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. lime juice
  • 1/4 tsp. kosher salt
  • Optional Add-Ins: 1 cup diced avocado, 1/2 cup diced jicama, 1 tsp. grated orange or lime zest
  1. Coarsely chop tomatoes into pieces no larger than 1/2-inch.
  2. Combine tomatoes, onion, cilantro, jalapeño, garlic, lime juice, salt and any add-ins in a medium bowl.



  • For a smooth salsa, put all ingredients except add-ins in a blender or food processor and pulse to desired consistency.
  • Save any drained tomato juices to prepare other dishes such as tomato sauces, roasts, soups, stews, braises, chili, beans, grains, slow cooker dishes and beverages.