Fiery Roasted Salsa


Ignite your taste buds with our Fiery Roasted Salsa, a vibrant and smoky blend of roasted vegetables and spices. Perfect for dipping, spreading, or adding a zesty kick to your favorite dishes, this salsa combines the charred goodness of fresh produce with a spicy twist. Get ready to experience a burst of flavors that will transport you straight to a Mexican fiesta!

Fiery Roasted Salsa

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Yield: Approximately 2 cups
  • Serving Size: 2 tablespoons

Nutritional Profile (per serving)

  • Calories: 20 kcal
  • Protein: 0.5 g
  • Carbohydrates: 4 g
  • Fat: 0.2 g
  • Sodium: 150 mg
  • Fiber: 1 g


  • Tomatoes (450 g / 1 lb / 16 oz), halved
  • Red bell pepper (200 g / 7 oz), seeded and quartered
  • Onion (150 g / 5.3 oz), peeled and quartered
  • Garlic cloves (15 g / 0.5 oz), peeled
  • Jalapeño peppers (30 g / 1 oz), halved and seeded
  • Fresh cilantro (20 g / 0.7 oz)
  • Lime juice (30 ml / 1 fl oz)
  • Salt (5 g / 0.2 oz)
  • Ground cumin (2 g / 0.07 oz)

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Roasting Vegetables: Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C). Arrange tomatoes, bell pepper, onion, garlic, and jalapeños on a baking tray. Roast for 20 minutes or until charred.
  2. Blending: Let the vegetables cool slightly. Transfer them to a blender, adding cilantro, lime juice, salt, and cumin.
  3. Pulsing: Pulse the mixture until it reaches your desired consistency. For a smoother salsa, blend longer.
  4. Taste Adjustment: Taste and adjust the seasoning if necessary.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Char Levels: For a smokier flavor, allow the vegetables to char a bit more in the oven.
  • Acidity Balance: Adjust lime juice to balance the acidity and add a zesty touch.
  • Spice Variations: Experiment with different types of chili peppers to alter the heat level.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I make this salsa ahead of time?

Yes, it keeps well in the refrigerator for up to a week.

Is this salsa freezable?

Absolutely, you can freeze it in an airtight container for up to 3 months.

How can I use this salsa?

It's great with chips, tacos, grilled meats, or as a vibrant addition to salads.