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Easy Roasted Salsa

This tasty salsa gets a boost of flavor from roasting the vegetables.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 25 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Salsa
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 127kcal
Author: Lynda


  • Food processor


  • 1 pound Roma tomatoes
  • cup red onion chopped
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 jalapeno pepper seeded and roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil or avocado oil
  • cup cilantro
  • 14.5 ounce petite diced tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp sugar optional
  • ¼ tsp salt


  • Preheat oven to 450° Fahrenheit.
  • Slice tomatoes in half lengthwise and place on a foil-lined baking sheet. Add chopped onion, garlic, and jalapeno. Drizzle with olive oil.
  • Roast vegetables for 20 minutes, flipping ½ way through the cooking time.
  • Place roasted vegetables and remaining ingredients into a food processor and pulse until all of the ingredients are finely chopped.



Be careful when handling the roasted vegetables!


Calories: 127kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 292mg | Potassium: 622mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 1371IU | Vitamin C: 33mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 2mg