Easy Homemade Roasted Chipotle Salsa Recipe

by Trishia Mae Cordova on Apr 01, 2024

Easy Homemade Roasted Chipotle Salsa Recipe


Remember that feeling? You're digging into a plate of sizzling fajitas, the aroma intoxicating, but with each bite, something feels...missing. The salsa just isn't cutting it.

Well, this easy homemade Roasted Chipotle Salsa Recipe is a surefire way to impress your taste buds.

It's easy to make, perfect for dipping, tacos, burritos, and more. Plus, it cans for up to 18 months, so you can always have a jar ready to elevate your next meal. Get the recipe and transform your salsa game today!


Roasted Chipotle Salsa Recipe

Prep time: 35 min

Cook time: 50 min

Serving: 6 jars



  • 3 onions, cut in half and then quartered
  • 3 green chilies, halved and seeded
  • 4 jalapeno chilies, halved and seeded
  • 9 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 6 lbs tomatoes, cored and cut in half
  • 3 tbsp chipotle peppers in adobo
  • 1 cup vinegar
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • 2 tsp sea salt
  • 2 tsp oregano
  • 1 ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 ½ tsp ground cumin



  • Preheat the oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Place the garlic, onions, and peppers on a baking sheet and toss with 1 tbsp of olive oil.
  • Drizzle the remaining 1 tbsp of oil on a baking sheet. Place the tomatoes and roast for 25 to 30 minutes.
  • Remove the pans and cover them with foil for 10 minutes.
  • Remove the tomato skin and chop it. Add tomatoes to the stock pot.
  • Remove the foil from the pepper mixture. Remove the skin of the peppers with a sharp knife. Add all vegetables and chipotle peppers to the food processor and transfer them to the pot. Add remaining ingredients and boil for 20 minutes.
  • Transfer the jars to the water bath canner with boiling water. Process for 20 minutes.
  • Let cool for 12 or more hours before removing rings, testing lids for seal, labeling and storing in a cool, dark place for up to 18 months.



Calories 33, Protein 1g, Carbohydrate 4g, Fat 1g, Sugar 2g



  • For a milder salsa, remove the seeds from the jalapenos before roasting.
  • If you don't have chipotle peppers in adobo, you can substitute with canned smoked paprika to taste.
  • Like it extra chunky? Pulse the salsa in the food processor a few less times.


Enjoy Your Roasted Chipotle Salsa with:

  • Tortilla chips & veggie sticks for smoky snacking
  • Veggie platter with carrots, celery, peppers, jicama, or cucumber
  • Tacos for a smoky flavor kick
  • Burritos for extra flavor and heat
  • Enchiladas before baking for added smokiness and spice
  • Nacho platters
  • Scrambled eggs for a smoky breakfast surprise
  • Grilled cheese sandwiches
  • Chili or lentil soup for a spicy kick
  • Roasted vegetables for a smoky side dish


There you have it! This easy recipe lets you enjoy smoky chipotle salsa anytime the craving strikes. Fire up the oven, grab your chips, and get ready to salsa!

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