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Homemade tomato salsa recipe with roasted tomatoes... A spicy Mexican appetizer dipping sauce to serve with crispy nachos!

Spicy Roasted Tomato Salsa Recipe

Homemade tomato salsa recipe with roasted tomatoes... A spicy Mexican appetizer dipping sauce to serve with crispy nachos then!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword tomato salsa recipe
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 4 (1 cup)
Calories per serving 96 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 ⅓ lb fresh tomatoes (600 g), very ripe
  • 1 medium shallot
  • 2 small garlic cloves
  • 10 sprigs fresh cilantro
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice or lime juice
  • 1 tsp paprika powder or pimenton
  • olive oil
  • salt

Instructions

  1. Trim and clean the ripe tomatoes. Chop the tomatoes into smaller bite-size chunks and then transfer them onto a large baking tray. Drizzle them with a little sprinkle of olive oil and season with a good dash of pepper and salt.
  2. Homemade tomato salsa recipe with roasted tomatoes... A spicy Mexican appetizer dipping sauce to serve with crispy nachos!
  3. Roast the tomatoes in a preheated oven at 302°F (150°C) for 45 minutes until they look a little dried out.
  4. Homemade tomato salsa recipe with roasted tomatoes... A spicy Mexican appetizer dipping sauce to serve with crispy nachos!
  5. Remove the tomatoes from the hot oven and then let them cool down fully at room temperature. Peel and chop the shallot and garlic cloves roughly. Add them to a clean blender.
  6. Homemade tomato salsa recipe with roasted tomatoes... A spicy Mexican appetizer dipping sauce to serve with crispy nachos!
  7. Pulse into a fine mixture and add the roasted tomatoes once they are cooled.
  8. Homemade tomato salsa recipe with roasted tomatoes... A spicy Mexican appetizer dipping sauce to serve with crispy nachos!
  9. Pulse again. Then add the fresh cilantro, half of the spicy paprika (or pimenton) and lime or lemon juice. Season with a little pinch of salt and add a drizzle of olive oil as well.
  10. Homemade tomato salsa recipe with roasted tomatoes... A spicy Mexican appetizer dipping sauce to serve with crispy nachos!
  11. Pulse the ingredients again into a well-mixed but still chunky tomato paste. Check the seasoning and add extra spicy paprika, salt, cilantro and lime or lemon juice to taste if necessary. Then transfer the tomato salsa to a clean bowl and chill in the fridge for 10 minutes. Serve cold with nachos.
  12. Homemade tomato salsa recipe with roasted tomatoes... A spicy Mexican appetizer dipping sauce to serve with crispy nachos!