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Fire Roasted Salsa in a bowl

Fire Roasted Tomato Salsa Recipe

Fresh tomatoes, peppers, and cilantro combined for a flavorfull fire roasted salsa recipe on the grill.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American, Mexican
Keyword fire roasted salsa, grilled salsa, salsa recipes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Warming up Grill 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 cups
Cost $10.00


  • Small Cast Iron or Grill safe pan for garlic.


  • 2 pounds fresh roma tomatoes, stems removed
  • ½ red onion, skin removed
  • 2 whole poblano peppers cut in half and seeds removed
  • 2 whole jalapeños, cut in half and seeds removed
  • 4 cloves garlic, skin still on
  • 1 whole serrano pepper
  • 1 whole lime, cut in half
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup cilantro


  • Preheat grill using the two zone or direct/indirect method of grilling. Target 450 - 500 degrees F over the direct side of heat.
  • Place all the prepared grilled ingredients on a sheet tray including, tomatoes, onion, peppers, and lime. Put the garlic in a small cast iron pan to prevent them from falling through the grate.
  • Place the ingredients over direct heat. Rotate using long tongs, frequently, until the outside of the ingredients have a charred look and are soft in texture. The peppers should cook in 5 - 6 minutes. Followed by the tomatoes, lime, and garlic at 10 minutes. The onion should be done in 12 - 15 minutes depending on the size.
  • Let the tomatoes and peppers cool slightly and then remove the skins. Also remove the dense stem area inside the tomatoes as well if they have any.
  • Add the roasted ingredients into the blender. Squeeze the lime juice into the tomato mix. Also add the cilantro and salt. Pulse a few times and season to taste. Add more lime if lacking acidity and salt to your preferred taste.