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roasted salsa roja

Roasted Salsa Roja

Roasted salsa roja goes perfectly with many of your favorite Mexican meals!

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword roasted salsa roja
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 32 kcal
Author Carissa


  • 4 roma tomatoes
  • 1/4 white onion roughly chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 4 tsp chile pequin
  • 1/2 cup of water


  1. Heat oven to 500.
  2. Place tomatoes and garlic on baking sheet and bake until the tomato skins are blackened.Remove skin from garlic after it has cooled.
  3. Over medium heat in a skillet toast the chiles until they are slightly darkened.
  4. Remove the chiles from the skillet and toast the onion until browned.
  5. Place all of the ingredients in a blender and add 1/2 cup of water.
  6. Blend for about a minute and pour into serving dish and salt to taste.
  7. Refrigerate any leftovers.
Nutrition Facts
Roasted Salsa Roja
Amount Per Serving
Calories 32
% Daily Value*
Sodium 9mg0%
Potassium 249mg7%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 1820IU36%
Vitamin C 11.1mg13%
Calcium 9mg1%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.