Tomato & Jalapeno Salsa

This Homemade Jalapeño Salsa is the perfect dip for your favorite chips and even sauce to your favorite dishes. This really brings out the heat and makes everything that you can dip taste better.

Homemade Jalapeno Salsa

It cannot get easier than this, this is a one pan one step homemade salsa that will only take about 30 minutes to make. It’s spicy, not mild or medium, it’s quite spicy so I thought I’ll give you a heads up on that. If you don’t like spicy salsa, simply reduce or omit some of the peppers, at least leave the jalapeño pepper after all what is Jalapeño Salsa without jalapeño. 

Tomato Jalapeno Salsa

I’ve used this salsa as a dip for chips, quesadilla and baked tortillas and it never once failed me. Maybe because I love hot spicy stuff and this really live up to it. I can really feel the heat and for me that makes the food even more appetizing. 

Small Batch Homemade Jalapeno Salsa

It’s very simple and quite flexible, you can adjusts the seasonings to your preference and even the consistency. Add as much or less pepper as you like and reused the sauce to your preference. It’s one pan, it’s easy. So why buy bottled salsa when you can easily make one at home? Checkout the recipe and let’s get started. 

Homemade Salsa


  • 1 canned tomato  (796ml)
  • 3/4 tsp salt 
  • 1 tsp sugar 
  • 1 fresh jalapeño – chopped 
  • 1/2 tsp chili flakes 
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper 
  • 3/4 tsp Italian seasoning 


Add all ingredients in a pan and bring to a boil, about 15 – 20 minutes or until most of the water has evaporated and sauce is reduced to your liking. Taste and adjust seasoning as desired. The consistency will thicken while it cools so take that in consideration when you are adjusting the consistency. 

Makes about 250ml

Tomato Salsa Recipe

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