How to Make Salsa Casera at Home

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Sahiba Sharma
Sahiba is a long time food lover. She has a soft spot for cuisines in her heart. Although she loves to cook with her mother, she is also a nutritionist. This means that she knows the science behind the food; what is good and bad in each ingredient. With her experience in cooking and nutritional education, she is a great resource to tell us about food and recipes.

Are you in a mood of eating something tangy and spicy? If yes, then don’t worry at all because I’m here with a super delicious dish named Salsa Casera and I’m really very excited to share this recipe with you all.

I had this super Salsa Casera in Birmingham during my conference and this dish tickled my taste buds in such a way that I can’t even forget that taste till now. This sauce will give you a chunky taste of charred tomatoes. You can accompany it with tortilla chips, eggs or steak.

This sauce also goes well when it is rolled like a burrito. For those of you who like to add a little spiciness to their food, you can add Scorpian pepper to this Salsa Casera sauce as well.

This sauce is a great combination plum tomato, red pepper and sliced onions with sea salt and black pepper. These ingredients are the key factor behind this yummy taste. So we will now see the ingredients to make Salsa Casera at home.

Ingredients for Salsa Casera

Guajillo Chiles2
Plum Tomato2
Red Bell Pepper1/2 cup
Sliced Onion1 cup
Water1/2 cup
Mexican Oregano1/2 tsp
vegetable Oil1/2 cup
Sea Salt1/2 tsp
Black Pepper1/2 tsp

These are the ingredients we need to make Salsa Casera at home. Now let’s check out the time we need to invest in making this sauce.

How Much Time It Will Take?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
5 minutes20 minutes25 minutes

This will only take 25 minutes and you can make it. Now let’s check out the steps you need to follow for the preparation of this recipe.

Salsa Casera Recipe

Salsa Casera
  1. Cook guajillo chilies on medium flame until they become soft. Cut it with scissors and open it. Discard the stem veins and seeds. Now cut the chilies with scissors.
  2. In a blender, put these chilies, tomatoes, bell peppers, onion, water and blend it for 40 seconds. Pour this mixture into a large bowl.
  3. Heat the oil in a skillet and when the oil is hot, add strained tomato sauce. Stir it with a wooden spoon and make it thick. Stir for 5 to 8 minutes. Now remove it from the heat and sprinkle pepper and salt on it.

Your salsa Casera is ready now. This all-purpose table salsa with some honey and sugar can be drizzled with meals and snacks, rice, beans and braised beef.

Nutritional Breakdown of Salsa Casera


How to Make Salsa Casera at Home | Video

Here is a video for you. If you have any confusion with the recipe, you can refer to this video and make this dish at home very easily.

Video by Cocina Hogar y Vida

Try this dish at home and if you have any queries related to the recipe, then ask about it in the comment section and also give your precious feedback in the comment section. Do share this Salsa Casera recipe with your friends and family as well. Till then, stay tuned with us for more yummy dishes and recipes.

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