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Blackened Tomato Salsa

5 from 2 votes
Blackened tomatoes, jalapenos, green onions and olive oil seasoned with lime and honey. It's homemade tomato salsa that's fresh and full of flavor to dip your favorite tortilla chips into.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 32

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  • 2 pounds tomatoes
  • 1 medium jalapeno pepper, halved, seeds removed
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp pickled jalapenos with juice
  • 1/4 cup green onion, about 2 stalks, sliced
  • 1 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven broiler on High.
  • Place tomatoes and jalapenos in single layer on rimmed baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil and toss to coat. Broil on rack 3 - 4 inches from heat for 10 - 12 minutes until starting to char, turning tomatoes and peppers over at halfway point.
  • Add minced garlic to baking sheet, spreading out in single layer. Broil additional 1 minute until garlic becomes golden and fragrant. Watch pan to prevent garlic from burning.
  • Scrape tomatoes, jalapeno, garlic and juices to bowl of food processor. Add pickled jalapenos, green onion, lime juice and honey. Pulse until smooth. Adjust seasonings and add salt and pepper to taste. Serve with favorite tortilla chips.
  • Serve immediately or refrigerate up to 1 week in a covered container.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 32kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 191mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 676IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican

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