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A bowl of chipotle salsa with tortilla chips in it.

Chipotle Salsa

This chipotle salsa is a blend of fire roasted tomatoes, onion, chipotle peppers, cilantro and lime juice, all mixed together to make a smoky and spicy salsa. A quick and easy appetizer option that takes just minutes to prepare and always gets rave reviews!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 6 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 35kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 14 ounce can fire roasted tomatoes do not drain
  • 1/2 cup red onion diced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic chopped
  • 1/2 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 chipotle peppers canned
  • 2 teaspoons adobo sauce from the chipotle pepper can
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lime juice


  • Place all of the ingredients in a blender or food processor.
  • Blend or pulse until the desired consistency is reached.
  • Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days.



Calories: 35kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 779mg | Potassium: 36mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 360IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1mg