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21 Homemade Salsa Recipes

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Once you try one of these easy homemade salsa recipes, you won't be purchasing store-bought jars of salsa ever again. These tasty recipes are packed with fresh flavor! Whether you're looking for the best classic salsa recipe or you want to change things up and try a fruity salsa, we're surely got you covered in this vast collection. And best of all, these recipes for homemade salsa are a cinch to prepare. Better pick up a few extra bags of tortilla chips now!


Classic Salsa Recipes

Summer Vegetable Salsa

Fresh Chunky Tex-Mex Salsa Most of us know that jalapeño peppers taste hot. But did you know that if you don't handle them carefully, the oils in the peppers could irritate your skin? Be sure to handle them with care, because their heat and special flavor add so much to our favorite foods that they're worth the extra effort.

Salsa Verde In Spanish, Salsa Verde means "Green Sauce", but to me, it means even more variety for my Mexican feasts.

Fresh Salsa Wow!! No wonder everybody is wild for Tex-Mex - it's so satisfying and full-flavored!

Roasted Pepper Salsa You'll love the yummy, fire-roasted flavor that jarred, roasted red peppers add to salsa! It's an easy way to change things up if you're bored with your typical homemade salsa routine.

Quick Step Salsa This south-of-the-border favorite is light and zesty enough to put a swing in your step. And paired with fresh veggies or baked tortilla chips, this easy salsa recipe is sure to have the gang saying "¡Ay caramba!"(which means "WOW!" in Spanish).

Summer Vegetable Salsa Our garden-fresh Summer Vegetable Salsa is the perfect topper for grilled chicken or fish, or as a zesty homemade appetizer for corn chips.



Salsa Recipes with Beans

Avocado, Bean and Corn Salsa

Avocado, Bean and Corn Salsa (shown in photo above) Did you know avocados contain nearly 20 vitamins, minerals and mono- and polyunsaturated good fats? And, since one-fifth of an avocado, a typical serving, has only 50 calories, using avocados in this lively, simple salsa is a healthy eating idea.

Mango Tango Black Bean Salsa As if salsa wasn't exciting enough on its own with a fiesta of flavors and textures, this homemade salsa recipe for Mango Tango Black Bean Salsa will really get the party started 'cause it gets an extra boost from refreshing diced mango!

Confetti Salsa Not only will you need those sunglasses for the bright Mexican sun, you'll need 'em when you serve up a batch of this colorful, change-of-pace salsa.

Black Bean Salsa Turn a can of black beans into a fiesta of flavors by adding lot of fresh, south-of-the-border ingredients to create our easy Black Bean Salsa.



Fruity Salsa Recipes

Grape Berry Salsa

Berry Salsa Who says salsa always has to be spicy hot? One cool bite of Berry Salsa, and you'll change your mind.

Watermelon Salsa There is no better way to beat the heat of summer than with the cool, refreshing taste of watermelon salsa. Try it on chicken, fish, or just dip chips into this fruity Watermelon Salsa.

Grape Berry Salsa Grape Berry Salsa gets its lively flavor from a combination of berries and grapes with a hint of red onion and cilantro. Whether as a dip or a chilled sauce to contrast a hot, grilled main dish, this easy salsa recipe is a winner!

Fire and Ice Salsa The fiery southwestern flavors combined with the cool watermelon, with its hint of sweetness, make our Fire and Ice Salsa a novel change of pace from traditional, tomato-based salsas.

Mango Salsa Mango salsa is a refreshing surprise when you serve it with anything from fish to chicken. Why not make this fresh fruit salsa the next time you make a grilled main course or for your next get-together?

Pineapple and Banana Rum Salsa Try this fruity salsa over your next batch of homemade waffles for a fresh alternative to syrup. It's also a tasty topping for pound cake or angel food cake. What more could you want from this homemade salsa?

Grapefruit Salsa Chopped grapefruit is an unexpected addition to this easy salsa recipe. Grapefruit Salsa is sure to be one of the most unique salsas you've ever had!

Tropical Fruit Salsa: Get ready for your Hawaiian getaway with the fruity tang of this incredibly easy salsa recipe. A little bit sweet and a little bit spicy, this salsa makes a unique topper to chicken, beef, or pork!

Two-Grape Salsa: Grapes in salsa? Believe us, this homemade salsa recipe is simply too "grape" to pass up! Use it to top off your dinner or serve it with some chips for the prime snacking dip.

Papaya Salsa: What on earth do people even make with papaya? Well, we've got just the homemade salsa recipe to pique your interest. It's a great way to take advantage of the fresh produce found at the local market!

Hawaiian Salsa: Get into the "aloha" spirit with the help of this sweet 'n' tropical salsa recipe. We especially love this one 'cause it's a bit lighter, so you won't have to feel guilty about taking an extra big portion.

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