Salsa Roja is an authentic Mexican salsa made with roasted tomatoes and chili peppers. It's delicious with chips or over tacos, burritos, and any dish you need a boost of big, spicy flavors.
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Salsa Roja

Salsa Roja is an authentic Mexican salsa made with roasted tomatoes and chili peppers. It's delicious with chips or over tacos, burritos, and any dish you need a boost of big, spicy flavors.
Course Condiment
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 cups
Calories 21kcal
Author Lalaine

Ingredients

  • 8 Roma tomatoes
  • 6 serrano chili peppers, stems removed
  • 1 small onion, peeled and chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 bunch cilantro, stemmed and finely chopped

Instructions

  • On an ungreased skillet over high heat, arrange tomatoes and serrano peppers in a single layer. Sear, turning occasionally on all sides, for about 5 to 8 or until softened and lightly charred. Remove from heat.
  • In a blender, combine tomatoes, serrano peppers, onions, garlic, lime juice, and salt. Pulse to process to desired consistency.
  • Add cilantro and stir to combine. Let sit for about 1 hour to allow flavors to meld.

Nutrition

Calories: 21kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Sodium: 876mg | Potassium: 197mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 600IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 0.2mg