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Fresh salsa in a bowl

5-Minute Blender Salsa Fresca

Delicious homemade salsa fresca made in your blender! Bursting with fresh flavours of ripe tomatoes, onions, garlic, chillies, cilantro and lime juice.
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Course: Appetiser
Cuisine: Mexican, TexMex
Keyword: blender salsa, fresh salsa, salsa freca
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 minute
Servings: 4
Calories: 43kcal


  • 1 onion, medium
  • ½-1 red chilli
  • 50g/2cups cilantro/fresh coriander, leaves and stems
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ½ lime, juice only
  • 4 tomatoes, large
  • ¼ tsp salt


  • Add a quartered onion, garlic, cilantro and a fresh, deseeded chilli to the bowl of a blender or a food processor and pulse until roughly chopped.
  • Add tomatoes, salt and lime juice. Pulse until desired consistency.



Calories: 43kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 159mg | Potassium: 415mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1922IU | Vitamin C: 33mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 1mg