Almost Smooth Salsa

Almost Smooth Salsa
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Source: The Create-Your-Plate Diabetes Cookbook. Recipe Credit: . Photo Credit: Mittera.

Are you a smooth or chunky salsa lover? If you like your salsa smooth, then blend until smooth. If you like your salsa chunky, then skip the blending altogether.

Find this recipe and more in The Create-Your-Plate Diabetes Cookbook, by Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN, FAND


  • Prep time
    15 min
  • Servings
    12 Servings
  • Serving size
    2 tbsps
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

12 Servings

  • Serving Size
    2 tbsps
  • Amount per serving Calories 15

  • Total Fat 1g
    • Saturated Fat 0.2g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 45mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 1g
    • Dietary Fiber 0g
    • Total Sugars 1g
    • Added Sugars 0g
  • Protein 0g
  • Potassium 65mg
  • Phosphorus 5mg


  • roma (plum) tomatoes (diced)
  • green bell pepper (diced)
  • red onion (diced)
  • jalapeño pepper (seeded, veins removed, diced)
  • chopped fresh cilantro
    3 tbsp
  • lime juice
    1 tbsp
  • olive oil
    1 tbsp
  • salt
    1/4 tsp
  • black pepper
    1/8 tsp


  1. Add the tomatoes, bell pepper, onion, jalapeño, and cilantro to a medium bowl. Add the lime juice, olive oil, salt, and black pepper. Toss to evenly coat.

  2. Using an immersion blender, blend until almost smooth, leaving some chunks in the salsa.