A Salsa Recipe For Every Occassion: 5 Of The Best

May 5, 2020
by Rebecca Down Uncategorized

    Get your tortilla chips ready — you’re going to need more than a few… These homemade salsa recipes are worthy of a double (or triple) dip. 

    Batman and Robin, Bonnie and Clyde, Tortillas and Salsa…some things were born to be together. This Cinco de Mayo, celebrate the most delicious duo of all time with five of the best salsa recipes out there.

    There really is a salsa recipe for every occasion…

    1. Fiesty Firey Salsa

    Fire-roasted and full of flavour courtesy of smoky chipotle chilli powder and tangy lime.


    • 1 15-Ounce Can Fire-Roasted Diced Tomatoes
    • 1/2 White Onion, roughly chopped
    • 1 Jalapeño halved, seeded, and diced
    • 2 Cloves Garlic, minced
    • 1/4 Cup Coriander Leaves, chopped
    • 1/2 Teaspoon Chipotle Chili Powder
    • 1 Lime, juiced
    • Salt and Pepper


    1. Place tomatoes, onion, jalapeño, and garlic in a blender. Pulse until slightly chunky.
    2. Transfer to a serving bowl and stir in coriander, chipotle chilli powder, and lime juice. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

    2. Poblano Pineapple Salsa


    • 2 Cups Diced Pineapple
    • 1/2 Red Onion, diced
    • 1/2 Cup Coriander, chopped
    • 3 Roma Tomatoes, diced
    • 1 Lime, juiced
    • 1 Poblano Pepper, diced
    • Salt and Pepper


    1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper, then mix to combine.

    3. Mexican “Street Corn” Salsa


    • 2 Tablespoons Salted Butter
    • 2 Cups SweetCorn
    • 1 Jalapeño, halved, seeded, and diced
    • 1 Clove Garlic, minced
    • 2 Tablespoons Mayo or Greek Yogurt
    • A Big Bunch of Coriander
    • 2 Ounces Cotija Cheese
    • 1/2 Teaspoon Smoked Paprika
    • 1 Lime, juiced
    • 1/2 Teaspoon Chili Powder
    • Salt and Pepper


    1. Heat butter in a nonstick pan, then add corn. Cook until slightly charred, 5-7 minutes. Add to bowl.
    2. Add jalapeño, garlic, mayo/Greek yoghurt, cilantro, cotija cheese, smoked paprika, and lime juice. Mix to combine.
    3. Transfer to a serving bowl, sprinkle with chilli powder, and season to taste with salt and pepper.

    4. Kiwi Avocado Salsa

    If there’s anything better than salsa, it’s guacamole salsa. And if there’s anything better than guacamole salsa, it’s KIWI guacamole salsa.


    • 2 Jalapeños, halved and seeded
    • 3 Large Kiwis, diced
    • 1 Avocado, diced
    • 2 Tablespoons Chopped Coriander
    • 1/2 Lime, juiced
    • 2 Scallions, thinly sliced
    • Salt and Pepper


    1. Add jalapeños to a baking sheet and broil 2-3 minutes. Remove from oven, then peel and dice.
    2. Add jalapeños to bowl with remaining ingredients. Season to taste with salt and pepper, then mix to combine.

    5. Rainbow Fruit Salsa

    Mango and peach and kiwi, oh my!


    • 1 Mango, peeled and diced
    • 1 Peach, diced
    • 1 Green Apple, diced
    • 1 Cup Diced Strawberries
    • 2 Kiwis, diced
    • 2 Tablespoons Jam (apricot or strawberry)
    • 2 Teaspoons Lemon Juice


    1. Combine diced fruit, jam, and lemon juice in a bowl. Mix to combine.

    TIP: Instead of your typical tortilla chips, try pairing this fruity salsa with cinnamon sugar chips. To make, brush melted butter on both sides of a tortilla, then cover in cinnamon sugar. Cut into bite-sized pieces and bake at 350ºF until golden, about 10 minutes.

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