Burnt Salsa

  • Recipe By
  • Published Jun 4th
  • Ready In40m
  • Servings32
  • Calories10
A hot salsa cooked on a gas grill or over your favorite charcoal.

Burnt Salsa Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Burnt Salsa for 32 servings:

  • 18 roma (plum) tomatoes
  • 4 jalapeno peppers, stemmed
  • 4 serrano chile peppers, stemmed
  • 4 Anaheim chile peppers, stemmed
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chile powder with lime (such as Tajin®), or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

Burnt Salsa Cooking Instructions

  • Prep10m
  • Cook30m
  • Ready In40m

To cook Burnt Salsa, you need about 10 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Burnt Salsa is about 30 minutes , and you can serve your Burnt Salsa within 40 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Burnt Salsa easily:

  1. 1 Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat and lightly oil the grate. Place tomatoes, jalapeno peppers, serrano peppers, and Anaheim peppers on grill.
  2. 2 Cook on the preheated grill, turning often, until tomatoes have collapsed and all peppers are blackened, 30 to 40 minutes.
  3. 3 Transfer tomatoes, jalapeno peppers, serrano peppers, and Anaheim peppers to a large serving bowl; blend with an immersion blender until chunky. Add onion, cilantro, lime juice, salt, chile powder with lime, and ground black pepper; stir salsa to combine.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Don't be afraid of cooking your vegetables too long. The burnt flavor is what makes this salsa.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 10 calories; 0.1 grams of fat; 2.1 grams of carbohydrates; 0.5 grams of protein; 0 milligrams of cholesterol; 113 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Sep 6th 2018

    Made this, but our Roma tomatoes were on the small size. I used 24 instead of the 18 and it was just PERFECT. Added a hatch pepper to the mix also. The recipe as is, only made a little ov ...

  2. Aug 12th 2017

    I loved everything about this! The char on the veggies was a really nice touch and made a huge difference in the overall flavor.