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Homemade Simple Salsa

7 min


Homemade staple

10 ingredients or less

One-bowl / one-pot

Salsa is a classic, and elevates just about anything. It can be enjoyed with chilli sin carne or a burrito, or simply as a snack with some tortilla chips or crackers. It's super easy to make, and incredibly delicious!


(½ cup per serving)


7 min


7 min

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  • 4
    large tomatoes, chopped
  • 2
    cloves garlic, minced
  • ½
    small red onion, minced
  • ½
    lime, juiced
  • ¼ cup (4 g)
    fresh cilantro, chopped (optional)
  • ¼ tsp
    salt, plus more to taste
  • ¼ tsp
    dried oregano (optional)
  • ¼ tsp
    ground cumin (optional)
  • ⅛ tsp
    cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 1 pinch
    ground black pepper (optional)

Serves well with


  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl. Enjoy!


  • Salsa is best if enjoyed immediately.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 day.

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Nutrition info

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Swati Vetri Kumar - Dec. 16, 2023, 4:42 p.m.

Quick and easy!
It tastes better than the packaged ones.

Aashi Gupta - Dec. 10, 2023, 7:02 a.m.

I love how simple and quick this is. Definitely easy for lazy Sundays. Thanks 🍀

wendy - June 28, 2023, 6:29 p.m.

Great side dish!

Martunia - Jan. 23, 2023, 5:20 p.m.

I make this salsa whenever there's a sale on tomatos in my local supermarket 😋 I typically have it on sandwiches but today I'll be topping the taco salad with it. Can't wait!

PUL Team - Jan. 23, 2023, 6:16 p.m.

Mmm we hope you love the taco salad, Martunia!

Sorana - Jan. 24, 2022, 1:01 p.m.

This salsa was so good!
I am distinctly grateful for the serving adjusting feature of the website, so much less labour while cooking since I only do it for myself most of the time.

PUL Team - Jan. 26, 2022, 6:28 a.m.

So thrilled the salsa and new website features are being enjoyed, Sorana, it means so much ☺️

Taiwanese Papaya - Aug. 20, 2021, 6:29 a.m.

Love this one! So simple! I added French mango chunks and it tasted amazing. Pineapples also work. So gooood <3

Nagamalya - Aug. 10, 2021, 2:39 p.m.

I just made this salsa for my nacho cravings it was absolute yum 😋

Jeremy Backhaus - July 16, 2021, 10:46 a.m.

I absolutely loved this salsa! My youngest daughter (14) made this for our weekly nacho night, and it was a big hit!

PUL Team - July 18, 2021, 2:20 a.m.

Aww so incredible of your daughter, Jeremy! Weekly nacho night sounds delicious 🤩