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5 Minute Salsa

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  • Author: Eat Drink Shrink
  • Total Time: 5 minutes


  • 1 (28-ounce) can whole peeled tomatoes (I used Muir Glen fire roasted) 
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro, loosely packed
  • 1/2 white onion, coarsely chopped *You can use red
  • 1 medium jalapeño, seeds and membranes removed
  • 2 tablespoons, lime juice, plus more as needed
  • 2 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp cumin (optional)


  1. Place all the ingredients in a blender or food processor. Blend, scrape down sides, until you achieve the desired consistency. 
  2. Taste and adjust the seasonings as desired. 
  3. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to blend, or up to 1 week. 
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes


  • Serving Size: 4-6