The Best Blender Salsa

This recipe for the Best Blender Salsa ever is quick, easy, and awesome. Just toss all of the ingredients into a blender and it’s done! It’s perfect for a quick snack or appetizer and it’s healthy too!

I love a good salsa. Try these salsa recipes too: Easy Restaurant-Style Salsa Recipe, Chunky Fresh Tomato Salsa and Pineapple Salsa.

Blender Salsa Recipe

This Is My Favorite Easy Blender Salsa Recipe

While I’m waiting anxiously for my tomatoes to ripen I’ve been making and eating this salsa like it’s my job. This is my very favorite quick and easy blender salsa recipe that uses canned tomatoes. Canned tomatoes are such a great option in cooking when the garden ones aren’t quiet ready because they were actually picked and processed when the tomatoes were ripe. They win over those mealy store-bought tomatoes any day, especially in salsa.

Easy Salsa Recipe

Bonus points if you are using home canned tomatoes from last year’s garden.

What ingredients are in homemade blender salsa?

This salsa is made with a tomato base with jalapeno, garlic and onion added for flavor and a little spice. Throw in some cilantro, cumin and lime and add sugar and salt to taste and Bam, you got salsa.

How long should homemade salsa sit before eating?

The salsa is much better when it has time to sit. Let it rest for at least an hour before serving. Doing this allows all of the flavors to mix together and really bring out the best taste.

Should I refrigerate homemade salsa?

Yes! To maximize the life of the salsa, store in the refrigerator in an air tight container.

Recipe For Easy Blender Salsa


Blender Salsa

  • Author: Melissa Griffiths- Bless this Mess
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: About 5 cups of salsa 1x


This recipe for the Best Blender Salsa ever is quick, easy, and awesome. Just toss all of the ingredients into a blender and it’s done!



  • 1/2 cup cilantro (more to taste)
  • 1/4 of a medium onion (about 1/2 cup), I prefer a sweet or red onion
  • 1 clove garlic, outer skin removed
  • 1 whole jalapeno, halved (I take the seeds out)
  • 1 can whole tomatoes (28 ounce) or 1 quart home-canned whole tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 lime, juiced
  • 1 can (10 ounce) diced tomatoes with green chilies


  1. Combine cilantro, onion, garlic, and jalapeno in blender or food processor. Process until all of the veggies are chopped, about 30 seconds. Add the whole undrained tomatoes, sugar, salt, cumin, and lime juice and pulse a few time until you get the salsa consistency that you like (10-15 pulses). Add the diced tomatoes and pulse one or two times to combine. Test the seasonings on a tortilla chip and adjust accordingly.
  2. The salsa is much better when it has time to sit. Let it rest for at least an hour before serving with warm tortilla chips or any other Mexican dish.

  • Category: Sides
  • Method: Blender
  • Cuisine: Mexican


  • Calories: 37
  • Sugar: 4.6g
  • Sodium: 350.7mg
  • Fat: 0.4g
  • Carbohydrates: 9.1g
  • Protein: 1.3g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg

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What is the nutritional information for this recipe? I’m trying to see how much sodium is in this.

deb c

Have you seen the size of the limes lately? They are huge!!! I still used 1/2 of the giant green thing…..can’t go wrong with lime juice….. oh, this stuff is yummy!!! It IS what we ate for dinner…..along with your baked tortilla chips….. threw the membrane and seeds of half the jalapeno into the food processor….gave it just the right of amount of heat…..perfect for him…almost too much for me! Was afraid I put too much cilantro in after tasting it in the beginning. Once it sat in the fridge for a couple of hours, the flavors blended perfectly! Thanks!!!

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I’m Melissa, and I want to help you feed your family wholesome food.

As a hobby farmer and mom of five, I’m all about keeping it simple in the kitchen. I want healthy meals that feed my family well, and then I want to get back to my (messy) life. Let’s work together to find something yummy for your dinner table.