10 Copycat Salsa Recipes
No matter what level of spice you crave, these restaurant-style salsa recipes are sure to hit the spot!
Whether you need a quick and easy salsa to serve to guests as a homemade appetizer or you want a salsa that’s full of complex flavors and spices, there’s a salsa recipe for you in one of these 10 Copycat Salsa Recipes! Choose carefully. The appetizer you serve can set the mood for the whole meal. And you really can’t go wrong with some classic restaurant style salsa.
Salsa is the must-have recipe for game day. Sure, you can always do store-bought salsa, but it’s always a little bit tastier when you make it yourself. Plus, you can personalize the recipe. Take one of these amazing copycat salsa recipes and run with it. Add more cilantro or take the cayenne down a notch. Before you know it, you’ll be a salsa making expert!
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Table of Contents
- Copycat Chili’s Salsa Recipe
- The Pioneer Woman’s Restaurant Salsa Copycat
- On the Border Restaurant Salsa Recipe
- Copycat Chipotle Tomatillo Salsa
- Homemade Baja Fresh Salsa
- El Pollo Loco Avocado Salsa
- Copycat Chipotle Hot Salsa
- Corner Bakery Southwest Avocado with Tomato Salsa
- Chipotle Corn Salsa
- Restaurant Style Blackened Salsa
Copycat Chili’s Salsa Recipe
Of all the restaurant-style salsa recipes out there, this recipe for Chili’s Salsa is one of the best. It’s so easy to make, and is the perfect thing to serve to guests when you need a little appetizer to hold them over for the big meal. This salsa recipe tastes just like the classic recipe from Chili’s that we know you’ve been craving.
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The Pioneer Woman’s Restaurant Salsa Copycat
The Pioneer Woman sure knows how to entertain, and no party of hers would be complete without this amazing restaurant-style salsa recipe. It comes together in no time, and it’s the perfect thing to serve alongside tacos or enchiladas. But the best thing about this recipe? It only takes 15 minutes to make, which makes it great for those times when you’ve got company coming over but you forgot to make an appetizer!
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On the Border Restaurant Salsa Recipe
This On the Border Restaurant Salsa Recipe is perfectly balanced between spicy and sweet. The key to getting this recipe just right is in the balance of ingredients like cilantro, cumin, and garlic. Like most salsa recipes, this On the Border salsa copycat comes together in no time, and it’s great to serve to your friends and family to add a little homemade touch to your appetizers. Save yourself a trip to the store and make this amazing salsa recipe at home!
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Copycat Chipotle Tomatillo Salsa
This tomatillo salsa recipe tastes so much like Chipotle's salsa verde that you won't be able to tell the difference. Easy, flavorful, and oh-so-delicious, this Copycat Chipotle Tomatillo Salsa is a medium-heat recipe that you're sure to love. Tomatillo recipes are so flavorful on their own that you won't even need that many extra ingredients to bring out that perfectly spicy flavor. There's no doubt that Chipotle has the best tomatillo salsa around, and with this recipe, you can have it whenever you get the craving.
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Homemade Baja Fresh Salsa
There are some appetizer and snack recipes that will never get old. Chips and salsa is one of those great recipes. Put a twist on your typical salsa recipe with this Homemade Baja Fresh Salsa recipe. This salsa recipe is totally unique because of its distinct smoky flavor. This flavor takes your classic salsa to an entirely new level. Pair it with your favorite tortilla chip and you have the perfect snack or appetizer. Top your tacos, burritos, or salads and you have the perfect addition to any meal.
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El Pollo Loco Avocado Salsa
El Pollo Loco Avocado Salsa is the perfect topping for your favorite takeout chicken, spicy and creamy in just five minutes! El Pollo Loco Avocado Salsa is one of the sauces at the all you can grab salsa bar in their restaurant and it is always the one I stand in line for. Aside from feeling like you’re scoring free guacamole it’s creamy, spicy, tastes fresh and is naturally vegan. Sometimes vegans get left out of the creamy salsa/sauces game due to sour cream.
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Copycat Chipotle Hot Salsa
Add some spice to your next game day party or burrito bowl at home with this Copycat Chipotle Hot Salsa! The full-flavored salsa is loaded with ground red chiles and will bring the heat in every bite. This copycat recipe is easy to make, too, and takes less than 30 minutes to prepare. If you like things spicy — and we mean spicy — then you'll be pleased to learn you can adjust the heat to your liking. If Chipotle is one of your favorite restaurants, then this recipe needs to be at your fingertips the next time you're in the mood for homemade salsa.
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Corner Bakery Southwest Avocado with Tomato Salsa
This copycat salsa recipe is great for when you want to have a delicious snack with some extra flair in the presentation. The salsa is simple to make, and it is served in mini bowls bade out of avocado halves. This Corner Bakery Southwest Avocado with Tomato Salsa would make a great, healthy snack to help you stick to your diet without sacrificing flavor. Break our your normal salsa routine and try this fabulous southwest salsa.
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Chipotle Corn Salsa
A delicious fresh, bright corn salad just like the salsa served up at Chipotle. Takes less than five minutes to make, an hour or so to sit and let the flavors meld together. Chipotle Corn Salsa is one of two sides I make with almost all Mexican food served in our house. The thing about it is most Mexican main dishes I make are usually meat or starch heavy.
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Restaurant Style Blackened Salsa
This recipe for Restaurant Style Blackened Salsa might require a few more steps than your average copycat salsa recipe, but once you taste the complex flavors, you’ll see that it was worth it. What makes this salsa different is that the ingredients are blackened in a broiler before being blended into the salsa. This process brings out extra layers of flavor that you just don’t get from the ingredients by themselves. Make this for your friends and family, and they’ll be asking you what your secret is.
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