Smooth Salsa Without Onions Recipe (2024)

As a Red Gold Ambassador, I am asked to share content about their quality products. This recipe is my original and it is definitely the BEST salsa without onions recipe I have ever had! I prefer it to be smooth but you can make it either way.

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This is the best salsa I have ever eaten and it is my own recipe! I use to create a modified version that a friend’s mom gave me growing up. I recently decided that it needed a little bit more flavor and I wanted a hint of lime in the salsa and an extra seasoning.

I created this smooth salsa without onions recipe and gave it a spicy kick while balancing the flavors with some lime and fresh cilantro. This salsa will be the one everyone asks you to bring to your parties and have it ready for Cinco de Mayo!

Salsa is used in our house all the time for parties, snacks, and dinners. We love eating food with a side of salsa.

Eating onions is generally good for your health but it can cause stinky breath, some people are allergic to it, and at times it can cause acid reflux and make someone burpy.

I am brand loyal to Red Gold Tomatoes. Their products taste as fresh as can be without the gross canned smell you get from other brands. Also, it is the first can of tomatoes to be certified as non-GMO!

I love having a good salsa recipe since it is always low-calorie and can help add flavor to any meal!

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If you don’t like onions, then the flavor will last for quite some time if a recipe is made with them. If you do like onions, there won’t feel like any ingredient is missing from this recipe because it is so delicious without needing any onions.


Red Gold Diced Tomatoes drained

Red Gold Tomatoes & Green Chili

1 Tbs. Oregano

1 Tsp. Garlic Powder

½ Tbs. Cumin

¼ Tbs. Cayenne Red Pepper

1 pinch of Sriracha Seasoning

1 Tsp. Diced Cilantro Leaves

½ Lime Squeezed


  1. Drain a can of Red Gold Diced Tomatoes. They are the best! Place them in blender.
  2. Add Red Gold Tomatoes & Green Chili, Oregano, Garlic Powder, Cumin, Cayenne Red Pepper, Sriracha Seasoning, Cilantro, and a half-squeezed lime.
  3. Blend enough so that you can see the salsa turn smooth but can still make out the green leaves of the cilantro.
  4. Chill for an hour in the fridge. If you would like to serve cold.

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Popcorn With Salsa

So my favorite low-calorie snack to eat when I am craving salty food is my low-fat popcorn with some salsa! The popcorn absorbs the salsa a bit so you have to dip and eat quickly but it is such a good snack and kills my chips and salsa craving when I feel like I have had too many snacks.

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More Salsa Recipes without Onions!

Check out our list of more onion-free salsas to keep your mouth watering!

Rather than onions you can try salsas with other flavorful ingredients! You can find jalapenos, mango, black beans, avocados, and pineapples a savory addition to your salsa recipes! Here are a few other great onion-free salsa recipes from other delicious bloggers!

Smoked Chipotle Salsa: If you are looking for a spicy, smokey, and sweet salsa this is one to try! You will love the flavor explosion in your mouth.

Pineapple Mango Salsa: The first time trying mango salsa, I remember thinking that it wasn’t going to taste good. I was wrong. A sweet salsa with a side of Mango quesadillas is delicious. Now, if you like mango you must try adding some pineapple!

Black Bean Corn Salsa is another great salsa recipe that you can also make cheesy and serve with tacos or just your favorite tortilla chips. If you are looking for a recipe without onions you got it!

Salsa Macha: I absolutely love spicy food and this recipe is a salsa without tomatoes. Here is a recipe that is another alternative to having salsa that doesn’t have onions OR tomatoes. This salsa is made mostly with morita chilies which are easier to find when fresh tomatoes are out of season but yet give you a nice spice to your meals.

Smooth Salsa Without Onions Recipe (2024)
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