Low Carb Salsa Picante

Sugar Free Salsa Picante

Sugar Free Salsa Picante is a cooked salsa recipe that doesn't have the added preservatives, thickeners or sugar that's in store bought salsa.
Course Dips and Starters, Sauces, Jams and Condiments
Cuisine Low Carb, Mexican, Sugar Free
Keyword from scratch, Mexican salsa, salasa picante, salsa, tomato salsa
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 serves
Calories 27kcal


  • 400 gms /14 oz tin of diced tomatoes sugar free
  • ½ onion finely chopped
  • ½ green pepper/capsicum finely chopped
  • 1/2-2 tablespoons finely chopped jalapeno's pickled and drained -or to taste
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoons cumin powder
  • ½ teaspoons paprika
  • Salt and pepper to tast


  • Saute onions, garlic and capsicum in a sash of extra virgin olive oil till soft and translucent taking care not to brown.
  • Add all other ingredients and bring to the boil.
  • Turn down to simmer for 30-45 minutes until sauce thickens.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Store in fridge in sealed container for up to 1 week or freeze.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 27kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g