The Best Restaurant Salsa Made at Home
5 mins (prep 5)
7 ingredients
1 servings
I don't know about you, but I'm so frustrated with salsa in a jar. We were so surprised to find out our favorite restaurant salsa contained only 4 ingredients!! My husband and I have tried every type there is - from big brand names to local brands. We have been searching for a salsa that tastes like what we get at our favorite local mexican restaurants. In the past, I've tried making my own but it hasn't been any better than store bought. Now I've found it though. One of our local restaurants posted their recipe on the wall...though it was for a 6 pound can of tomatos. So I've had to guess at amounts, but it turns out yummy everytime. ADDICTING!! And best of all it's only 4 ingredients!!!

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  • 28 ounces crushed tomatoes
  • 1 -2 teaspoon pickled jalapeno pepper (more if you like it really hot!!)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (actually 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon of salt to taste. note, i use kosher salt for this, adjust to whatever )
  • 1/4-1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, again to taste. i love garlic so i probably use more


Serving Size (32.78 g)
Servings 1
Amount per Serving
Calories 2.57 Calories from Fat 0.09
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.01g 0.01%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0.01%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 1163.2mg 48.47%
Total Carbohydrate 0.56g 0.19%
Dietary Fiber 0.07 g 0.28%
Sugars 0.02 g %
Protein 0.13g 0.26%
Vitamin A 0.0IU% Vitamin C 0.01mg%
Calcium 1.33mg% Iron 0.05mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
crushed tomatoes, pickled jalapeno pepper