7 Favorite & Creative Salsas

One of the many things I love about Mexican-style cuisine is its delicious array of savory sauces. If you are a Mexican food enthusiast, I have gathered some of my best zesty sauce recipes for your consideration. They feature fresh, authentic ingredients, are easy to make, and are over the top with flavor!

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ChefBear Complete Meals - classic cosina salsa
Serves
4

classic cosina salsa

Bring the taste of your favorite Mexican restaurant salsa home with this simple recipe. All you need is canned tomatoes with green chillis, a can of tomato juice, lime juice, and some fresh spices from your pantry. Turn up the temperature with a little diced jalapeno, and you are ready to fiesta!

ChefBear Complete Meals - flaming hot ghost pepper salsa
Serves
4

flaming hot ghost pepper salsa

This intensely-flavored salsa recipe is not for the faint of heart! It has a savory base of fresh tomatoes, garlic, onion, and cilantro. The flaming star of the dish is dried ghost pepper, which you may adjust to your preference. Although the salsa is hot, it still has a fantastic flavor profile that you will enjoy.

ChefBear Complete Meals - fresh salsa
Serves
4

fresh salsa

The tart and tangy flavors of lemon juice and Roma tomatoes are spiked up with green chili peppers and mellowed by cilantro in this zesty fresh salsa. Serve with tortilla chips.

ChefBear Complete Meals - homemade chipotle salsa
Serves
4

homemade chipotle salsa

A simple homemade Chipotle salsa with the right amount of heat and smoky taste.

ChefBear Complete Meals - mango salsa
Serves
6

mango salsa

The tropical flavors of mango along with refreshing tomato, bell pepper, red onion and lime complement greatly with chicken, beef or fish. If you are looking for easy salsa recipes then this recipe is perfect.

ChefBear Complete Meals - roasted medium salsa
Serves
10

roasted medium salsa

You will simply fall in love with this medium salsa in which 5 jalapeño peppers are roasted with Roma tomatoes, ancho chiles, bell peppers, chili powder, red onion, garlic, and lime. Don't worry about the heat level, the roasting of the chillies will temper the heat. If you are looking for a tasty salsa for your next Mexican feast then this recipe is for you.

ChefBear Complete Meals - roasted tomatillo salsa
Serves
6

roasted tomatillo salsa

Tomatillos are wonderful raw, but they take on a fragrant, strong flavor when roasted in the oven. This succulent salsa makes a fabulous topping for roasted or grilled turkey and fish and is perfect with corn tortillas.