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Easy, Healthy & Low-Fat Homemade Salsa

This salsa recipe is a real crowd pleaser – fresh, healthy, low-fat and made in one step. Enjoy with Mexican corn chips. This simple tomato salsa is a great accompaniment to grilled fish and meat, or fajitas. Traditional tomato and jalapeño, or even mango or strawberry: Whichever type you prefer, salsa is one of the world’s most popular condiments. And it turns out it’s also a nutritional powerhouse. Fresh salsa is one of the best ways to add more flavour to your food while also delivering essential nutrients. With all the health benefits salsa boasts, you can add an extra serving to your favourite foods.

If your freezer is ready for you to fill with delicious food, this is a delicious batch cooking freezer friendly recipe that’s just perfect for making ahead. The benefits of batch cooking include saving money, wasting less food and spending more time in the evenings with your family. This way, you can always have a meal waiting for you at the end of the day. It’s a great way to make weeknight cooking manageable. I hope you enjoy this recipe! It’s a staple in our house. I make it often to have on standby in the freezer and it’s also fabulous for entertaining.

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Easy, Healthy & Low-Fat Homemade Salsa

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By Rose Serves: 6
Prep Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 10 minutes

This salsa recipe is a real crowd pleaser – fresh, healthy, low-fat and made in one step. Enjoy with Mexican corn chips. This simple tomato salsa is a great accompaniment to grilled fish and meat.

Ingredients

  • • 1 tin chopped tomatoes, slightly drained
  • • 1 jalapeño pepper, stems and seeds removed
  • • 16 g chopped fresh parsley, large stems removed
  • • 3 tbsp lime juice
  • • 55 g chopped red onion
  • • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • • ½ tsp sea salt
  • • 1 clove garlic, crushed

Instructions

1

Add tomatoes, pepper, parsley, lime, onion, cumin, salt, and garlic to a blender and pulse to mix. Until it resembles a semi-chunky salsa. Taste and adjust flavor as needed.

2

Serve immediately with nachos. Store leftovers in a well-sealed container and chill for up to 1 week or you can keep this in the freezer up to 1 month.

Notes

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23 Comments

  • Margaret Gallagher
    February 6, 2019 at 12:06 pm

    A winter health warmer which will go down a storm here

  • Carolyn
    February 10, 2019 at 4:11 pm

    Can’t beat a good homemade salsa. This is a good one!

  • Lisa Pope
    February 16, 2019 at 5:01 pm

    I love how easy this one is!

  • Rebecca Whatmore
    March 3, 2019 at 4:52 pm

    This recipe looks great. I would like to try it out as I always buy salsa.

  • Jeanette Leighton
    March 4, 2019 at 12:10 pm

    This looks delicious I love salsa with my doritos

  • Georgina Prince
    March 5, 2019 at 12:45 pm

    a low fat version sounds amazing i love salsa x

  • Harry Baker-Farmer
    April 2, 2019 at 8:36 pm

    I must try this one. I love nachos with salsa!

  • fionajk42
    April 24, 2019 at 4:25 pm

    sounds delicious, I love salsa with nachos

  • Robert Price
    April 26, 2019 at 7:24 am

    Very healthy

  • Sarah Cooper
    April 30, 2019 at 8:47 am

    Delicious!

  • compy99
    April 30, 2019 at 10:40 am

    great for a low fat option

  • amy simpson
    May 13, 2019 at 7:16 am

    Love the sound of this x

  • Chloe Taylor
    May 25, 2019 at 5:32 pm

    Love a salsa with doritos crisps or some pitta bread x

  • Margaret Gallagher
    May 29, 2019 at 5:06 pm

    Perfect for bbq season – can’t wait to use my home grown tomatoes

  • Heather Haigh
    June 8, 2019 at 7:50 am

    Quick, easy and tasty, what’s not to love.

    • Margaret Gallagher
      July 13, 2019 at 3:18 pm

      Off to make some for our BBQ tomorrow

  • Rebecca Whatmore
    June 20, 2019 at 2:04 pm

    Looks delicious and healthy too – 5*

  • Ritchie Dee
    July 12, 2019 at 8:07 pm

    Tasty and easy to make

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