Salsa Picante Recipe: 1 Ultra Delicious Recipe


salsa picante

This Salsa Picante recipe will quickly become your new go-to favorite homemade salsa recipe, whether you serve it on tacos or with chips. This topping or dip is delicious, thanks to the combination of fresh vegetables, chilies, and herbs.

salsa picante


The Pureed, Cooked and highly salted version is mere tomato sauce compared to this uncooked fresh salsa. modify the "heat" by adding more cayenne, chopped jalapeno chiles or cumin powder.
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Prep Time 25 minutes
refrigerate time 12 hours
Total Time 12 hours 25 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4 servings
Calories 34 kcal


  • nonreactive bowl


  • 5 Roma tomatoes coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup minced green bell peppers
  • 2 jalapeno or other small green chiles seeded and coarsely chopped
  • 6 medium garlic cloves minced
  • 3 tablespoons minced onions
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons minced parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Fresh-ground black pepper to taste


  • Combine all ingredients in nonreactive bowl. Cover and let marinate refrigerated 12 hours. (Fresh salsa can be refrigerated 4 to 5 days.)



Calories: 34kcalCarbohydrates: 8gProtein: 1gFat: 43gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 12mgFiber: 2g
Keyword Salsa, Salsa Picante
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Salsa Picante Snacks

Baked Tortilla Chips

Serve Fresh Salsa Picante (Recipe Above) with these low-fat chips.

  • 4 large corn tortillas
  • Lightly coat one side of each tortilla with olive oil-flavored no-stick cooking spray.
  • Using scissors, cut each tortilla into 8 wedges.
  • Place sprayed side up on the baking sheet.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 15 minutes or until crisp. Serve immediately.
  • Makes 4 servings.