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Mexican Salsa Trio Recipes

Mexican Salsa Trio Recipes

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Mexican Salsa Trio

Recipe by Villa Cocina
5.0 from 4 votes
Course: SidesCuisine: MexicanDifficulty: Easy


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Easy Mexican salsa recipes are not hard to find, and the end result is astonishingly delicious! You can’t go wrong when it comes to authentic Mexican salsas if flavor and a kick of heat is what you’re looking for. This video tutorial will take you through the step by step process so you can accomplish this wonderful recipes in your own kitchen. They are very easy to make, you will definitely have fun in the process and enjoy the results!


  • Creamy red salsa – MILD in heat # 1
  • Servings: 1 1/2 cups
  • 6 ea chiles de arbol

  • 2 TBSP avocado oil

  • 1 lb roma tomatoes, remove the stem area, roughly dice 

  • 1/4 ea or (3 oz) medium white onion, roughy diced 

  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled 

  • To taste or (1 tsp) , kosher salt

  • 1/4 cup Avocado oil, stream 

  • Roasted salsa # 2 – Spicy
    Servings: 1 1/2 cups
  • 2 ea guajillos, devained

  • 10-12 ea chiles de arbol 

  • 4  ea tomatillos, cut in half  (10 oz)

  • 1 ea roma tomato, remove the stem, cut in half  (4 oz)

  • 1/4 ea medium white onion, slice into 3 pieces, leave root (3 oz)

  • 2 garlic cloves, unpeeled 

  • 1/2 tsp Mexican dry oregano

  • To taste, kosher salt (1 tsp)

  • Creamy green salsa # 3 – Mild
    Servings: 2 cups
    (Note: cut all ingredients as uniform in size as possible)
  • 3 ea jalapeños, de-seed and cut in half 

  • 1 serrano, cut in half (optional) 

  • 1 calabacita, Mexican zucchini, cut into medium pieces (10 oz)

  • 4 tomatillos, quartered (8 oz)

  • 1/4 white onion, medium, roughly diced  (3 oz)

  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled  

  • 1/2 cup avocado oil

  • 1/2 bunch cilantro, fresh  

  • Salt to taste (1 1/2 tsp kosher salt)


  • Creamy red salsa # 1
  • Sauté the chiles de arbol in oil over medium-low heat until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Turn continuously, don’t let them burn. Remove from the pan and set aside until needed. 
  • On the same pan and oil sauté the onion and garlic until the onions have slightly softened. Stir in the tomatoes and let them cook until completely softened. 
  • Turn off the heat and transfer the ingredients into the blender including, the chiles de arbol. Add salt and process. 
  • When everything has broken down and looks smooth, add the 1/4 cup of oil slowly and in a thin stream while the blender is still working. This will make the salsa super creamy and smooth once done. Transfer into a serving bowl and enjoy!
  • Roasted salsa # 2
  • Place a comal over low heat. Toast the guajillos and chiles de arbol until fragrant while turning continuously. Remove from the heat, rinse and drain. Set aside until needed. 
  • Turn the heat to medium high. On the same comal roast the tomatillos, tomato, onion, garlic cloves until charred on all sides, softened and completely cooked through. 
  • Once roasted transfer everything into a blender; as well as, the dried peppers, oregano, and salt. Blend until everything is broken down but you still have pieces of skin left behind. 
  • Transfer into a serving dish and ENJOY!
  • Creamy green salsa # 3 – Mild
  • Place a pan over medium heat, add the oil and let it reach a safe pan frying temperature. 
  • Pan- fry the jalapeños, serrano, calabacita, tomatillos, onion and garlic until completely soft and cooked through. Don’t let them brown too much, lower the heat if needed. 
  • When done, turn off the heat and let everything cool down slightly. Transfer the ingredients and oil into a blender. Also add in the cilantro and salt. Process until super creamy and smooth. Transfer into a serving dish and ENJOY!

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