Authentic Basic Red Salsa

Homemade salsa is just 15 minutes away with garden-fresh tomatoes.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 12

1
lb plum (Roma) tomatoes (about 6 tomatoes)
1
jalapeño chile, seeded
1
clove garlic, peeled
1/4
medium white onion
1/2
teaspoon chicken tomato bouillon granules
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup chicken broth
1
tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 1 In blender, place all ingredients except oil. Cover; blend until smooth.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add tomato mixture; cook about 5 minutes or until hot. Serve warm or cold with tortilla chips, as desired. Cover and refrigerate any remaining salsa.

Expert Tips

To blend the ingredients, you could use a food processor instead of a blender.

This salsa, which is a little thinner than a typical bottled salsa, also makes a great enchilada sauce.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
20
(
Calories from Fat
10),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
130mg
130%;
Total Carbohydrate
1g
1%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.