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The Best Fresh Salsa Recipe

This fresh, easy, homemade salsa recipe is filled with simple & healthy ingredients and packed with flavor for the absolute best delicious garden salsa you could ever make! Most akin to a fresh restaurant style salsa, this vegan salsa is slightly spicy, salty and sweet all rolled into one!

Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Condiments, Vegan
Cuisine: Mexican, Vegan
Diet: Diabetic, Gluten Free, Halal, Hindu, Kosher, Low Calorie, Low Fat, Low Lactose, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 10
Calories: 31kcal
Author: Kristen Wood


  • 6 large tomatoes quartered
  • 1 white or yellow onion quartered
  • 2 jalapeño peppers halved
  • 2 serrano peppers halved
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cup cilantro with or without stems
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon coconut sugar optional (please see tips section above in post for more information)
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • Sea salt or pink salt to taste I use around 2 teaspoons


  • In a high speed blender or food processor, combine all of the above ingredients.
  • Pulse until desired texture is achieved (chunky or smooth).
  • Salt to taste.
  • Enjoy!



Please refer to the TIPS section above in the post for valuable information.
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Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 31kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Sodium: 124mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g