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  • Writer's pictureJessica Larit

Homemade Roasted Salsa!

Updated: Feb 1, 2021

Is there anything better than homemade salsa!?! I always have a batch of homemade salsa in my refrigerator to add to fajitas, tacos, eggs, and to have on hand for happy hour. It is so flavorful and has a kick of spice which I love. This salsa is perfect for anytime of year and is a favorite at parties!

Prep time:10 minutes Cooktime: 20 minutes


-7 Roma tomatoes (washed and cut in half)

-1 medium yellow onion (remove skin and slice in quarters)

-1 medium red pepper (washed, seeds removes and quartered)

-5 cloves of garlic (skin on)

-1 large jalapeño pepper (whole, remove seeds with knife)

-1 serrano pepper (whole, remove seeds with knife)

-juice from 1/4 lime

-1/2 teaspoon of salt

-1/2 teaspoon of pepper

-1/2 teaspoon of cumin

-2 tablespoons olive oil

-1/4 cup fresh cilantro (chopped fine and packed)

*If you don't want your salsa too spicy, leave out the serrano pepper)

Next Step:

-Preheat oven to 450 F

-Spray a large baking sheet with olive oil. Then line up your tomatoes, red pepper, garlic, jalapeño, onions, and serrano pepper on the baking sheet. Drizzle with 2 tablespoons of olive oil and 1/4 tsp of salt and 1/4 tsp of pepper.

-Bake for 7 minutes

-Take out and flip your vegetables. Remove your garlic and set aside.

-Put back in the oven for 5 minutes at 450 F.

-After 5 minutes turn your oven to broil. Broil for 3 minutes.

-Take out and let cool for 10 minutes.

-Then add everything to your blender, including your garlic (make sure to remove the skin), lime juice, cumin, and the remaining salt and pepper.

-Pulse a few times until everything comes together and is blended. (This will happen quickly)

-Pour into a bowl and stir in your cilantro.

-You can serve warm or put in the refrigerator for a few hours to get cold.

-Serve with your favorite chips and vegetables!


*For more recipes, please visit my Instagram page @a.sprinkle.of.sweet

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