Basic Roasted Salsa


  • Tomatoes
  • Jalapeños
  • Onion
  • Garlic (minced, powder or garlic salt – just skip salt)
  • Salt and pepper


Coarsely chop all vegetables but this time put them in a roasting pan that has been sprayed with non-stick cooking spray


Chopped Salsa Ingredients


Roast in a 400°F oven for ~20 min. Stir well with a spatula and roast for an additional 20 min.


Roasted Vegetables for the Roasted Salsa


Transfer to a food processor or blender.


Salsa-Blending Roasted Vegetables


Pulse to desired consistency


Blended Roasted Vegetables Roasted Salsa


For either the raw or roasted salsa, take a taste and season to your taste.


Check out the difference in the color and the amount made between the two. I used roughly equivalent amounts of ingredients (a few less jalapeños in the roasted but the same for everything else). The roasting removed the water and made a much more dense texture.


Raw vs Roasted Salsa

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