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Chipotle Blender Salsa

  • Author: Melissa Belanger
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2 pints 1x


  • 1 small sweet onion, cut into chunks (or 1/2 large)
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced (about 1/2 tablespoon)
  • 1 15-ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 1 10-ounce can petite diced tomatoes with green chilies
  • 2 large handfuls fresh cilantro (about 1/2 bunch)
  • 2 chipotle peppers (from a can in adobo sauce)
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt


  1. Pulse the onion and garlic a few times in a food processor or blender.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and continue pulsing until you’ve reached your desired texture.
  3. Adjust seasoning, if necessary.
  4. Transfer salsa to mason jars, or container of choice, and store in the refrigerator for up to one week.