Salsa Roja

January 5, 2018 / By Foodland

Salsa Roja

Simple to make, hard to resist. A great appetizer to kick off your family get together.
Course Appetizer, Snack
Servings 2 Cups


  • 2 clove garlic
  • 3 ripe tomatoes, core removed
  • 1 jalapeño, stem, pith and seeds removed
  • 0.25 White onion
  • 1 each chipotle pepper from canned chipotle in adobo sauce
  • 0.5 cup cilantro
  • salt, to taste


  1. Heat heavy gauge skillet on high.
  2. Place garlic, tomatoes, jalapeño, and onion in pan.
  3. Dry roast, rotating pan as needed, until vegetables are slightly blackened, about 10 minutes; cool.
  4. Place vegetables, pepper, cilantro, and salt in a blender and purée until desired consistency.
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