This Mexican Salsa Recipe is made in your blender and ready in minutes! It’s full of fresh ingredients and goes perfectly with a big basket of chips!

Making amazing appetizers just got a whole lot easier with this delicious blender salsa recipe! Whether you need a quick salsa to go with chicken enchiladas or a delicious topping for taco stuffed sweet potatoes, this one is a winner!

Mexican salsa recipe in a bowl surrounded by tortilla chips

Raise your hand if chips and salsa is your kryptonite. I know I can’t be the only one.

Whenever we got out to eat, my family fights over the basket of chips and salsa until the last drop is gone.

Well, now you can make it at home (in minutes!) with this easy and fresh Mexican Salsa Recipe!

Mexican salsa recipe in a bowl surrounded by tortilla chips

Ingredients for Blender Mexican Salsa Recipe

  • peeled tomatoes (canned or fresh)
  • cilantro
  • onion
  • jalapeño
  • garlic
  • chipotle in adobo
  • lime juice
  • ground cumin
  • granulated sugar
  • kosher salt

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How to Make Blender Mexican Salsa Recipe- Step by Step

Step 1: Add ingredients to Blender

Place the tomatoes, cilantro, onion, jalapeño, garlic, chipotle, lime juice, cumin, sugar, and salt into a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth or to your desired chunkiness. Taste and adjust seasoning if needed.

ingredients for salsa in a blender

Step 2: Chill

Place into an airtight container and place in the fridge for at least 30 minutes to let the flavors combine. 

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Tips and Notes: Blender Mexican Salsa Recipe

Spice Level: This salsa has a slight kick but it is not overwhelming. The chipotle adds a lovely smoked flavor to this salsa. 

Mexican salsa recipe in a bowl surrounded by tortilla chips

How to Make Salsa Less Spicy

If you want a more mild salsa, leave out the jalapeño, or the chipotle, or both. 

How long does Salsa last in the fridge?

Store leftovers in the fridge in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

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Can you freeze Salsa?

Yes! Store leftovers from this Mexican Salsa Recipe in an airtight container for up to 3 months. 

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5 from 12 ratings

Blender Mexican Salsa Recipe

Yield: 16 servings
Prep Time: 5 mins
Chill Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 35 mins
This Mexican Salsa Recipe is made in your blender and ready in minutes! It's full of fresh ingredients and goes perfectly with a big basket of chips!

Ingredients

  • 28 oz peeled tomatoes with their juice
  • 1/2 cup roughly chopped cilantro, packed
  • 1 small sweet onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 small jalapeño, seeds removed
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 chipotle chile in adobo sauce, optional
  • 1 tbsp lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt

Equipment

  • Blender

Instructions
 

  • Place the tomatoes, cilantro, onion, jalapeño, garlic, chipotle, lime juice, cumin, sugar, and salt into a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth or to your desired chunkiness. Taste and adjust seasoning if needed.
  • Place into an airtight container and place in the fridge for at least 30 minutes to let the flavors combine.

Notes

  • Spice Level: This salsa has a slight kick but it is not overwhelming. The chipotle adds a lovely smoked flavor to this salsa.
  • For Less Heat: If you want a more mild salsa, leave out the jalapeño, or the chipotle, or both.
  • Storing: Store leftovers in the fridge in an airtight container for up to 5 days.
  • Freezing: Place in an airtight container in the freezer for up to 3 months.
Cuisine: Mexican
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Calories: 14kcal, Carbohydrates: 3g, Protein: 1g, Fat: 1g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 1g, Sodium: 156mg, Potassium: 112mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 2g, Vitamin A: 150IU, Vitamin C: 7mg, Calcium: 19mg, Iron: 1mg
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