Best Keto Salsa
This Keto Salsa is bold, flavorful, and spicy! It is incredibly easy and takes only 5 minutes from start to finish. This low carb salsa is great for appetizers, dips, sauces and garnishes. It is always a party favorite!
Why You’ll Love This Salsa
- This Keto salsa takes 5 minutes to make.
- It tastes spicy, fresh, and so flavorful.
- Unlike many store bought salsas, this version is low carb and sugar free.
- It is made without peppers.
- Check out this Mango Habanero Salsa for another fun idea!
- This low carb salsa is great for dipping, chicken, and more!
- This recipe is Whole30 compliant, Paleo, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegan, Low Carb and Keto.
Ingredients List & Nutritional Benefits
Canned whole peeled tomatoes are significantly lower in carbs than fresh tomatoes. Check labels to ensure sugar free.
Diced white onion adds a punch of flavor and freshness. In addition, onions are great for heart health and gut health.
Minced garlic is an anti-inflammatory nutritional powerhouse! It adds so much flavor to this Keto salsa. A little bit goes a long way.
Use as much of the jalapeño as desired. With the whole jalapeño, this salsa is medium. Without it, the salsa tastes mild. They are high in antioxidants and vitamins A and C.
Fresh cilantro smells amazing and adds a freshness to this salsa. Additionally, cilantro is great for reducing the risk of heart disease and obesity.
The sea salt, cumin and lime juice are great for adding some flavor!
Is Salsa Keto?
Overall, salsa is a Keto friendly food. It is naturally low in carbs, but pay attention to nutrition labels. Many store bought brands add unnecessary sugars and preservatives to their salsas, making them higher in carbs.
Tomatoes add the most amount of carbs to salsa. By using canned whole peeled tomatoes, this salsa is Keto.
To keep this salsa Keto friendly, use pork rinds, low carb chips, or low carb veggies as dippers.
How To Make
First, add all ingredients to a blender or food processor.
Blend for 5 to 20 seconds, or until salsa has reached desired consistency.
Finally, pour into a bowl and serve!
Expert Tips and Tricks
The more jalapeño used, the more spicy this low carb salsa will become.
Be careful with blending! Only 5 to 10 seconds is usually enough. I like to start by blending for 5 seconds then evaluating to see if it needs more blending.
Use a sugar free whole canned peeled tomatoes for Keto.
Use fresh cilantro, fresh jalapeño and fresh lime for best results.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, homemade salsa is made with wholesome healthy ingredients. Homemade is significantly healthier than store bought.
Yes, salsa is a condiment. It is used as a sauce for meats, salads, and dips.
This salsa lasts about 2 weeks in the fridge and a few months frozen.
Yes, this salsa freezes well. Thaw at room temperature before eating.
I have no experience with canning, but I imagine that this salsa would do well!
What To Serve With
This salsa is great with low carb vegetables! Dip celery, broccoli or zucchini into it.
It is also great with low carb tacos and burritos. Moreover, this salsa is great on top of taco salad! I prefer it paired with these Keto Carnitas!
Lastly, low carb chips and pork rinds are both great things to dip in.
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Get the Recipe: Keto Salsa
- First, add all ingredients to a blender or food processor.
- Blend on high for 5 to 20 seconds, or until salsa has reached desired consistency.
- Pour into bowl and serve!
- Use sugar free canned whole tomatoes for Keto.
- Use less jalapeño for a milder taste.
- Blend until salsa reaches desired consistency. I blended mine for about 7 to 8 seconds.
- Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.
- Salsa can be frozen if needed.
- If using the whole jalapeño, this salsa is medium.
- If not using any jalapeño, this salsa is mild.
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