We wanted a fresh salsa that was as easy as opening a jar. Canned tomatoes and fresh produce work together to create a lively, bright salsa that comes together in no time.
Why This Recipe Works
Since store-bought salsa is almost always watery and bland, we wanted to create a fresh salsa recipe that’s not much more effort than opening a jar. Instead of coring, seeding, and dicing fresh tomatoes, we used canned diced tomatoes. They worked just as well, as long as we drained them first. Canned pickled jalapeños added heat and a vinegary kick to our salsa recipe, while red onion, cilantro, lime juice, and garlic added color, sweetness, and bite.