Vegan Recipes

Fire Roasted Salsa Recipe – Homemade Appetizers


Perfect for sharing and entertaining, this salsa recipe uses fire roasted tomatoes to give it a rich and flavorful taste. Our homemade salsa is versatile for any occasion — use it as a dressing over taco salad, serve with guacamole and red pepper strips for scooping, or as a condiment for steak and hamburgers. Try roasted tomato salsa with your breakfast as a topping over eggs of any style! Create your desired spiciness by adjusting the amount of serrano peppers.

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Fire Roasted Salsa Recipe – Homemade Appetizers


  • 6–8 small vine ripened organic tomatoes
  • 1 handful cilantro
  • 1–2 serrano peppers (seeds removed)
  • 1 large clove garlic
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper


  1. To fire roast the tomatoes, put them in a cast iron or stainless steel skillet with no oil. Do not use thermolon/green pans for this.
  2. Turn the heat to medium-high and let the tomato skins blacken. Turn periodically until the tomatoes are nicely charred.
  3. Transfer tomatoes to a blender or food processor with the remaining ingredients and blend well.
  4. This salsa is terrific served warm but can be stored in the refrigerator for about a week.