Blender Salsa


Serving Size:
1/4 cup

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein
  • Vegetarian
  • Heart Healthy


  • 1/2 small onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 14 ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 10 ounce can no-sodium added Ro-tel® tomatoes
  • 1 jalapeno
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro
  • Juice of 1 lime



  1. Roughly chop the onion. Peel and smash the garlic.
  2. Combine all ingredients in a blender (can also use a food processor) and pulse for 30 seconds or until desired salsa consistency is reached.  Serve with tortilla chips or your favorite Latin American dish!

Helpful hints

  • Can adjust herbs and spices to taste. The seeds can be removed from the jalapeno to reduce the amount of spice.
  • Recipe can stay up to one week in the refrigerator.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 21

Protein 1 g

Carbohydrates 5 g

Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 72 mg

Potassium 131 mg

Phosphorus 20 mg

Calcium 7 mg

Fiber 1.3 g

Added Sugar 1 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 1/2 vegetable, low potassium

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