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Raise your hand if you can’t resist a good bowl of salsa. Whether you’re a fan of spicy salsas or milder versions, it’s great to have on hand for tacos, nachos, chips, and more. But if all you’ve ever tried are store-bought ones, then these fourteen recipes should give you plenty of inspiration to make your own. They are all infinitely better than anything you can buy, and they won’t take too long to make, either.
1. Restaurant Salsa
If you love the red salsa you get in a Mexican restaurant, then you’ll love this recipe that teaches you how to make it at home. This Restaurant Salsa recipe has an adjustable spice level and truly delivers on flavor.
2. From Scratch Salsa Verde
Making salsa verde at home should be at the top of your kitchen to-do list this summer. This From Scratch Salsa Verde is unequaled when compared to the store-bought variety. Make a big batch or two and enjoy it all summer.
3. Strawberry Salsa
Love fruit salsa? This Strawberry Salsa does not disappoint. It’s all the things you hope for in a fruit salsa and more. A sweet and savory flavor combination with as much or as little spicy kick as you want.
4. Blueberry Mango Salsa
Don’t let that mango on your counter go bad, especially when this Blueberry Mango Salsa is one of the most delicious ways to use it up. The fresh flavors of the sweet fruit and savory herbs and onions pair remarkably well with your favorite corn chips.
5. Apple Salsa
Love apples? This Apple Salsa is surprisingly good with corn chips. It would even be a great addition to tacos or burritos. It’s easy to make and totally delish.
6. Corn Salsa
This crunchy, delicious Corn Salsa is a great dish to share with friends and family. It’s sure to be a hit at your next barbecue or potluck. Just make sure to bring plenty of chips to enjoy it with.
7. Pineapple Salsa
This Pineapple Salsa is one of many perfect fruit salsas that are perfect for summer. Whip up a batch to share around the pool or around the fire pit. You’ll be sending people the recipe for weeks after!
8. Watermelon Salsa
Rarely does a salsa do the double duty of tasting great on chips and hydrating you as you eat it. But this Watermelon Salsa does all that and more. It’s perfect for serving with grilled meats as a topping or side dish and pairs well with just about any summertime meal you can come up with.
9. Cilantro Salsa
Also known as pico de gallo, this Cilantro Salsa does what all homemade salsas should do. Delight and inspire. There are so many ways to enjoy this that you’ll never have leftovers.
10. Copycat Chipotle Hot Salsa
Love the salsa at Chipotle? Then don’t miss this homemade Copycat Chipotle Hot Salsa. You can make a big batch to have on hand any time you want it.
11. Instant Pot Salsa
If you prefer cooked salsa over fresh, try this Instant Pot Salsa. It’s super easy to make and goes perfectly with corn chips.
12. Salsa Roja
This delicious Salsa Roja is easy to make in your blender. It’s smoky, creamy, and made in less than 10 minutes.
13. Blender Salsa
If you’re after a classic red salsa that’s ready in 10 minutes, this easy Blender Salsa recipe will do the trick. Whether you like it mild, medium, or spicy, the bright colors and fresh flavors of the ingredients will hook you in the best way possible.
14. Copycat Chipotle Corn Salsa
If you love the roasted chili-corn salsa from Chipotle, then you’ll be excited to give this copycat recipe a try. It’s super easy to make, and you can enjoy its sweet-smoky flavor with chips, burritos, tacos, and even fresh veggies.
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This originally appeared on The Gracious Pantry.