Salsa Tatemada

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Salsa TatemadaRecipe

Photo: Dylan and Jeni; Styling: Scott Horne 

Like the best salsas, this one is amazingly simple to make yet complexly flavored. Charring the chiles, onion, and tomatoes adds a lightly smoky flavor, while the tomatoes themselves bring a natural balance of sweet and tart.

Serves 16 (serving size: 2 1/2 tbsp.)


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4 tomatoes
2 serrano chiles
1 white onion
Cooking spray
2 peeled garlic cloves
2 teaspoons kosher salt


Active: 15 Minutes
Total: 30 Minutes

1. Preheat grill to high.

2. Place tomatoes, chiles, and onion on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 10 minutes or until vegetables are blistered and charred in spots on all sides, turning occasionally. Remove from grill; cool 10 minutes. Stem and seed chiles; discard stems and seeds.

3. Place tomatoes, chiles, onion, and garlic in a blender; blend until almost smooth. Stir in salt.

Created date

May 2016

Nutritional Information

Calories 16
Fat 0.1 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 1 g
Carbohydrate 3 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 244 mg
Calcium 9 mg
Sugars 2 g
Est. Added Sugars 0 g