Quick and Easy Homemade Salsa

Got guests coming this weekend to watch movies or a sporting event?  Got teens coming tonight for movie night at your house?  Or maybe just a craving for salsa!?  Quick and easy as you start with a can of diced tomatoes it's one step from fresh and oh-so-good!

1 can diced tomatoes with green chiles
5 jalapeƱo pepper slices (jarred) or one small fresh
1/4 c firmly packed fresh cilantro leaves
1/4 c chopped red onion
1 T fresh lime juice
1/4 t ground cumin
1/4 t garlic powder
1/4 t dried crushed red pepper
1/4 t salt

Drain 3/4 of the liquid from tomatoes.  Mix all ingredients well if keeping diced or you can briefly pulse in a food processor or blender just 4 - 6 times for a smoother texture.  Cover and chill until serving. Serve with tortilla chips.Print Friendly and PDF