Recipe: 5-Minute Garden Fresh Salsa

Is your tomato plant overflowing with tomatoes this summer? This super simple, easy recipe is the perfect excuse to use them all. And at 11 calories and ZERO Weight Watchers SmartPoints per serving, you better believe you'll be having seconds!

Pro tips:

  • We recommend serving with organic blue tortilla chips.
  • You can easily adjust this recipe to your own heat standards: Simply remove the jalapeño seeds and ribs for a less spicy salsa — or add more if you're a daredevil!

Recipe: 5-Minute Garden Fresh Salsa

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: none
Yield: 10 servings
Serving size: ¼ cup


  • 2 garlic cloves
  • ½ small onion, cut in quarters
  • ½ jalapeño pepper, remove seeds and ribs to adjust the heat to your desired spiciness
  • 4 Roma tomatoes
  • 2 Tbsp cilantro
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Juice of 1 lime


  1. In a food processor, pulse the garlic, onion, and jalapeño pepper together until they are a very small dice.
  2. Cut the stem end off of the tomatoes, and quarter them (leaving the core and seeds) and add the tomatoes, jalapeño, cilantro, lime juice and salt to the food processor.
  3. Pulse to desired consistency.
  4. Taste, and adjust lime juice and salt if necessary.

Nutrition Information


Per Serving:

Calories: 11

Calories from fat: 1
Fat: 0g
Saturated Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 235mg
Carbohydrates: 3g
Fiber: 1g
Sugar 1g
Protein: 0g
WWP+: 0
SmartPoints: 0

3.1 The nutrition content of recipes on have been calculated by Registered Dietitian, Jessica Penner, of Smart Nutrition.