This super simple salsa recipe is not only perfect for your beach vacation but also versatile enough to elevate your snacking experience with chips, omelets, and other delightful food pairings. The best part? You can easily find all the fresh ingredients you need at the Rosemary Beach Farmers Market, making your beach culinary adventure both easy and delicious.


  • 4 ripe tomatoes, cored and quartered
  • 1 red onion, peeled and quartered
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 2-3 jalapenos, stemmed and seeded (or substitute 1-2 habanero or serrano peppers)
  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2-3 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2-3 teaspoons sugar (optional)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 15 ounces crushed San Marzano tomatoes (1 can)
  • 4.5 ounces diced green chiles, mild, medium, or hot (1 can)


  1. Prepare Fresh Ingredients: Begin by placing the fresh tomatoes, red onion, garlic, jalapenos, cilantro, lime juice, 2 teaspoons cumin, 2 teaspoons sugar (if using), and salt in a food processor.
  2. Blend Until Smooth: Pulse the ingredients until they are finely chopped and well blended. This step is quick and easy, giving you more time to enjoy the beach.
  3. Add Canned Ingredients: Pour in the crushed San Marzano tomatoes and diced green chiles. Continue to puree until the mixture reaches a smooth consistency.
  4. Adjust Seasoning: Taste the salsa and adjust the seasoning as needed. If you desire more cumin or sweetness, add additional teaspoons accordingly.
  5. Chill and Serve: Transfer the salsa into a bowl and refrigerate until you are ready to serve. The chilling process allows the flavors to meld, enhancing the overall taste.

Pairing Suggestions:

  • Chips: Dip your favorite tortilla chips into this vibrant salsa for a refreshing beachside snack.
  • Omelets: Kickstart your morning with a beachfront breakfast by adding this salsa to your omelet. The flavors will awaken your taste buds.
  • Seafood Tacos: Elevate your beach dinner experience by pairing this salsa with fresh seafood tacos. The combination of flavors is simply irresistible.

With the simplicity of this super easy salsa recipe, your beach vacation just got a whole lot tastier. The convenience of grabbing fresh ingredients from the Rosemary Beach Farmers Market and the quick blend-and-chill process make this salsa a go-to option for those lazy beach days. Ask the 30A Beach Girls how you can have all the ingredients delivered to your beach rental with our concierge service! So, whether you’re lounging in the sun or having a sunset picnic, this versatile salsa will add a burst of flavor to every bite, making your beach vacation a truly delicious escape.