Basic Roasted Salsa

Ingredients

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

Directions:

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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