Side | Snack

Fresh, Simple Salsa

  • 10 Mins

    Prep Time

  • 0 Mins

    Cook Time

  • 4


  • 32


  • 0g


  • 7g


  • 1g




  • 1 Can (14.5 oz) No-Salt, Diced Tomatoes, drained
  • 1 Red Onion, peeled, rinsed, and roughly chopped
  • 1 Jalapeño, rinsed and roughly chopped (discard the seeds)
  • 1 Clove Garlic, peeled and roughly chopped
  • ¼ Cup Fresh Cilantro, rinsed and long stems removed
  • ½ Tsp Cumin
  • Salt, to taste


  • 1.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

  • 2.

    Blend Ingredients Add all ingredients to a food processor. Blend until salsa is desired texture. Blend for a longer time for thinner salsa, or blend for a shorter time for chunkier salsa.

  • 3.

    Serve & Store Enjoy right away or refrigerate. Salsa will keep in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

  • 4.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

Recipe Created by Meijer Registered Dietitians

Nourishment Notes

Cold Foods

Cold foods that aren’t cooked, such as salsa, smoothies, yogurt and fruit, are typically well-tolerated in patients experiencing altered taste.

Garlic & Onion

Spices and seasonings, such as garlic and onion, may help those who are experiencing bitter or metallic taste changes.


Tomatoes are rich in lycopene, a nutrient that can help reduce the risk of heart disease and help with eye, skin, and hair health.

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