Creamy Jalapeño Salsa (jalapeno salsa)

With just three ingredients, you can easily make this smooth and zesty jalapeño salsa. This salsa is so versatile, it's sure to jazz up the flavor of any dish with a spicy kick.
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About this Creamy Jalapeno Salsa

When you need a refreshing, slightly spicy dip for your favorite tortilla chips, try this Creamy Jalapeno Salsa. You can serve it as a side or add it to tacos and other tasty meals. It’s like magic in a jar – everything you put it on turns into something extremely delicious.

It contains three simple ingredients, but it’s loaded with flavor and goes great with almost anything you could want to eat. Because you’re using fresh ingredients, this salsa has an undeniably good taste that is better than any jarred salsa you can find.

Creamy Jalapeno Salsa Ingredients

Person's hands arranging four jalapeño peppers, two partially red and two fully green, on a small metal tray. Three garlic cloves, two unpeeled and one peeled, are also on the tray. These ingredients look ready to be transformed into a zesty creamy jalapeño salsa. The background is a light gray surface.
  • Jalapeno Peppers. Remove the seeds and veins from the roasted jalapeños for a milder salsa. For a spicier kick, add serrano peppers or even habanero peppers.
  • Garlic Cloves.
  • Avocado Oil.
  • Salt.

Does It Take Long to Prepare the Creamy Jalapeno Salsa?

You’ll need 5 minutes to prepare your ingredients and an additional 10 minutes to cook them. In total, it takes less than 30 minutes to make this salsa from scratch using simple, fresh ingredients.

How Many Servings Will the Recipe Make?

The recipe makes about two cups of salsa. You can store any leftovers in the fridge, and it tastes just as good when refrigerated. We always have some in a squeezable bottle at home.

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What to eat this Homemade Salsa with?

You can use it on homemade tortilla chips, add it to roasted vegetables, grilled dishes, burgers, sandwiches, or as a dressing for salads. It’s also great as a sauce for vegan tacos.

creamy jalapeño salsa

Creamy Jalapeño Salsa

Alejandra Graf
With just three ingredients, you can easily make this smooth and zesty jalapeño salsa. This salsa is so versatile, it's sure to jazz up the flavor of any dish with a spicy kick.
4.37 de 11 votos
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Homemade salsa
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 2 cups
Calories 262 kcal


  • blender


  • 4-5 jalapeño peppers
  • 3-4 cloves of garlic with skin
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil I use avocado
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • In a frying pan or toaster oven, roast the jalapeños and garlic (make sure you don't remove the skin).
  • When they are well-roasted remove from heat and let them cool.
  • Peel the garlic and put them in the blender. Cut the peppers lengthwise and remove the seeds and the veins and place them in the blender with the garlic.
  • Add the salt and start the blender.
  • While the blender is running, add the oil slowly.
  • Taste and adjust seasoning if needed.


  • Remember to store your Creamy Jalapeno Salsa in a glass jar with a lid, such as a mason jar or a reusable plastic container you might already have at home. Make sure to keep it refrigerated to maintain its freshness. Use your salsa for the best taste within two to three weeks of refrigeration.
  • Add one to three tablespoons of oil if the sauce is very thick or the blender needs extra liquid to run.


Calories: 262kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 1gFat: 28gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 1gSodium: 292mgPotassium: 88mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 302IUVitamin C: 35mgCalcium: 12mgIron: 1mg
Keyword creamy jalapeño salsa, Homemade jalapeño salsa


Nutritional information of this recipe is only an estimate, the accuracy for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

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