Fresh from the Summer Garden Salsa

This easy, healthy salsa is a favorite summertime recipe. Skip the store-bought seasoning packets and make this delicious salsa with fresh ingredients straight from your garden or farmer’s market.
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Chill 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8


  • 6 Roma tomatoes or about a pound of whatever variety you have on hand
  • 1 small handful of cilantro
  • 3 green onions
  • ½-1 jalapeno depending on how spicy you like it!
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Toss all the ingredients in your food processor and give it a whirl! If you prefer chunky salsa, be careful not to over-process it.

  2. Chill in the fridge for ½ hour.

  3. Serve the salsa with chips, on top of tacos, or spooned over scrambled eggs or tofu.

Recipe Notes

Kick things up a notch and create a dip! Layer cream cheese, this homemade salsa, and shredded cheese on a plate. My kids LOVE this yummy dip!