Mexican salsa doesn't get easier than this: you only need 5 ingredients to make this fresh, chunky, and spicy tomato salsa recipe.

Mexican Salsa

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 40kcal


  • 5 tomatoes (20 ounces total) diced
  • 1/2 sweet onion diced
  • 1 jalapeño finely diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves about 1 bunch of cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • Add the diced tomatoes and salt to a medium-sized pot. Stir until mixed.
  • Place the pot over medium heat. Give it a few minutes to heat up until it starts to simmer. Simmer until the tomatoes are cooked and the liquid thickens, about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat to cool.
  • Add diced onions, jalapeños, and cilantro to the cooled tomato mixture. Mix well. Refrigerate until ready to serve.


This recipe yields 6.5 g net carbs per serving.
Nutrition Facts Per Serving
Calories 40  
Total Fat 0g 0%
   Saturated Fat 0g 0%
   Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 320mg 13%
Potassium 470mg 13%
Total Carb 8g 3%
   Dietary Fiber 1.5g 6%
   Sugars 1g  
Protein 2g  
Vitamin A 28% · Vitamin C 59% · Calcium 4% · Iron 5%