Restaurant-Grade Salsa

Recommended Equipment:

food processor or blender


2  28oz. cans whole, skinned tomatoes

1 clove diced garlic

5 to 6 serrano or jalapeno peppers + 1 dried red chile pepper

1 handful of finely chopped cilantro, stems removed

salt and pepper to taste


  1. Add two cans of whole, skinned tomatoes to a food processor.  Be sure to remove the hard tops of the tomatoes where the stem was attached as you add them to the food processor.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients to the food processor.
  3. Pulse the ingredients until they are well combined and form the desired consistency.
  4. Serve with your favorite tortilla chips.