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Smoked Tomato Salsa

Thick, chunky, and with a kiss of smoke, Smoked Tomato Salsa is so unbelievably good, you'll never want it any other way!
Prep Time45 minutes
Preparing the salsa:10 minutes
Total Time55 minutes
Course: Appetizers
Cuisine: American
Keyword: party food, salsa, smoker, tomatoes
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 90kcal


For the smoked tomatoes:

  • 2 lbs roma tomatoes halved
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper

For the salsa:

  • 1/2 cup red onion
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 1 jalapeno seeded
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp cumin


To smoke the tomatoes:

  • Preheat your pellet smoker to 225-F as per the manufacturer's instructions.
  • Toss the cut Roma tomato halves with the oil, minced garlic, salt and pepper. Toss well to combine.
  • Arrange the tomatoes in a single layer in a grill basket, cut side up.
  • Smoke at 225-F for 45-60 minutes. Set aside to cool.

For the salsa:

  • Combine the cooled tomatoes, red onion, cilantro, jalapeno, garlic, lime juice, cumin, and salt in a food processor.
  • Pulse the food processor until the smoked tomato salsa has reached your desired consistency. Serve and enjoy!


Serving: 4tbsp | Calories: 90kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 81mg | Potassium: 316mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1043IU | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg