Char Grilled Salsa with Jalapeno Pepper Flakes

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This is now my go-to salsa for all occasions. Fresh, spicy with a char grill flavor, and super easy. I'm confident this will be your new favorite salsa too!


8 medium roma tomatoes, halved
1 large sweet onion, quartered with root attached
2 tablespoons canola or vegetable oil
2 garlic cloves
1/4-1/2 bunch cilantro
Juice of 2 limes
1 teaspoon sea salt

Recipe Info

Difficulty Level: 
Prep Time: 
5 minutes
Cook Time: 
20 minutes
Total Time: 
25 minutes
Serving size: 


1. Prepare grill to medium-high heat.
2. Toss tomatoes and onions slices with oil. Grill cut side down for 4-6 minutes or until char marks are visible. Flip and cook for 3-4 minutes. Remove from the heat.
3. In a food processor fitted with a metal blade add garlic through feed tube with machine running. Then add in cilantro and pulse 3 times to roughly chop.
3. Add grilled tomatoes and onions and their juices, lime juice, salt, and Jalapeno, Chipotle, and Red Pepper Flakes to the food processor. Pulse until desired consistency. Taste for salt and pepper. Keep refrigerated for up to 1 week.


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