Roasted Green Tomato Apple Sauce

An easy salsa that packs the heat in a fruity, and surprisingly, fresh alternative to the traditional salsa verde.

Green Salsa (1)

Line a baking sheet with foil. In a large bowl add three large green tomatoes, two large granny smith apples, and a small white onion that have been washed, cored and quartered.

Green Salsa (2)

Add three slivered garlic cloves and two halved jalapenos. Drizzle a tablespoon of olive oil over mixture and toss to coat. Spread on a prepared baking sheet in a single file.

Green Salsa (3)

Cook in a preheated 350°F oven for 15 minutes. Turn heat up to 400°F. and roast an additional 10 minutes, or until tomatoes and apples have browned.

Green Salsa (4)

Remove from the oven and using a spatula scoop into a food processor. Add a half cup cilantro, juice from half a lime, and one teaspoon coarse salt. Pulse until smooth.

Green Salsa (5)

Serve immediately. Can be refrigerated up to two weeks. – Ella

Roasted Green Tomato Apple Salsa

  • Servings: 2 Cups
  • Difficulty: easy
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• 3 large green tomatoes, quartered
• 2 granny smith apples, quartered
• 1 small white onion, quartered
• 3 garlic cloves, slivered
• 3 jalapenos, halved
• 1 tablespoon olive oil
• 1/2 cup cilantro
• 2 tablespoon lime juice
• 1 teaspoon coarse salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Line a baking sheet with foil.
  3. In a large bowl add the tomatoes, apples, onion, garlic, and jalapenos. Drizzle with olive oil and toss to coat.
  4. Lay in a single file to allow space between on the baking sheet.
  5. Roast for 15-20 minutes, or until tomatoes and apples have browned.
  6. Transfer to a food processor. Add the cilantro, lime juice, and salt. Pulse until smooth.


Author: Ella

Just a girl who loves to cook farm-to-fork foods living the dream!

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