Fresh Garden Salsa

Is your garden exploding with fresh, ripe tomatoes and you just aren’t ready to plunge into the world of canning? Don’t worry! There are plenty of other ways to use up those luscious garden veggies so nothing goes to waste. This savory salsa recipe uses up a bunch of tomatoes and green peppers. And it mixes up in just 5 minutes! Use it to add some fresh flavor to your tacos, nachos, tortilla chips or even your morning eggs. This recipe was made with better girl tomatoes, but you can use so many other tomatoes varieties as well.

Garden Fresh Tomato Salsa

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Prep Time: 5 minutes


  • 1 white onion
  • 3 green bell peppers
  • 2 jalapenos
  • 1 bunch of cilantro
  • 2 cloves of garlic or 1 Tbsp. garlic paste
  • 1 lime
  • 14 tomatoes
  • 2 tsp. coarse salt (to taste)



Quarter the white onion and add to a blender or processor. Pulse in the blender 5-6 times.


Quarter the green bell peppers. Add to the blender with the onion and pulse 5-6 times.


Chop the jalapenos, cilantro, and garlic. Add to the blender with the lime juice and pulse again.


Quarter half of the tomatoes and add to the blender. Blend on low until combined.


Quarter the rest of the tomatoes. Add the tomatoes and salt to the blender and blend until good consistency--chunky or smooth.


Taste and add more salt if desired. Refrigerate for 30 minutes or overnight.


For this recipe we used better girl tomatoes, but any kind of globe, plum, or cherry tomatoes would be delicious as well. Mix and match to whatever is in your garden. Fresh salsa is super forgiving. You can also adjust measurements and flavor to match your personal tastes and heat tolerance.

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