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Fresh Tomato Blender Salsa

This easy blender salsa takes minutes to make. Roma tomatoes, Serrano peppers, onion and garlic are browned to perfection on the stovetop, then tossed it all in a blender, season with cilantro and enjoy!

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword homemade salsa
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 30 kcal


  • 1 Tbs avocado oil
  • 3 medium/large roma tomatoes
  • 2 serrano peppers (I used 3 b/c mine were small)
  • 1/2 medium white onion
  • 2 large garlic cloves
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro


  1. In a cast iron skillet, heat avocado oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic, onion, serrano and tomatoes. All are added whole to the skillet, except the onion which is cut into large sections.

  2. Sauté, turning once or twice, until they are nice and browned on all sides. ~7-8 minutes

  3. Transfer from the cast iron skillet to a blender. Add salt.

  4. Blend/pulse until the texture is how you'd like it. Stir in chopped cilantro.

Nutrition Facts
Fresh Tomato Blender Salsa
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 30
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.