Fresh Table Salsa


No Mexican dinner table would be complete without a bowl of fresh salsa. This stand-out is the real thing—and it couldn’t be easier to make. Serve it with any of the quesadilla recipes.

  • 1Servings


  • 3 red plum tomatoes, or 3 large green tomatillos, cored and coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 small white onion, coarsely chopped (about 1/3 cup)
  • 1 jalapeno or serrano chile with seeds, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 to 3 Tbs. fresh lime juice, to taste (about 1 lime)


Pulse all ingredients in food processor several times until thoroughly combined but still somewhat chunky. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 16
  • Carbohydrate Content: 4 g
  • Fiber Content: 1 g
  • Protein Content: 1 g
  • Sodium Content: 150 mg
  • Sugar Content: 2 g