Chunky Roast Tomato Salsa. A rich and spicy salsa using roasted tomatoes.
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Chunky Roasted Tomato Salsa

This chunky roasted tomato salsa is rich and spicy and a perfect accompaniment to your next Mexican fiesta or grill night.
Course Condiment
Cuisine Italian
Keyword roasted tomatoes, tomato salsa, tomatoes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8 serves
Author Marie


  • 600 g cherry tomatoes
  • 1 red onion, cut in half
  • 1 clove garlic (not peeled)
  • 1 red chilli
  • 1/2 cup coriander leaves
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • pinch of salt


  • Preheat the oven to 180C / 350F. Line a baking tray with baking paper
  • Lay 500g of  tomatoes, one half of the onion, garlic and chilli on the baking tray and roast for 20 minutes until cooked and blackened a little on the outside. 
  • Finely slice the other half of the onion and mix it in a small bowl with 1/2 a teaspoon of the sugar and the juice of one lime. Allow to marinate until required. 
  • Chop the remaining 100g of tomatoes into chunks and put aside until required.
  • Once cooked, remove skin from garlic and stalk from the chilli. and place all roasted vegetables into a blender. Add the coriander leaves, the rest of the lime juice and sugar and a pinch of salt. Puree until thick and nearly smooth. 
  • Pour the puree into a bowl, fold through most of the tomatoes and marinated onion, leaving the rest to scatter on top of the salsa. .