This simple salsa was always on my aunts dinner table. I grew up comparing all other salsas to it.

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1 pound tomatoes

1 – 5 jalapeño, Fresno or yellow wax chiles (amount depends on your heat preferance), toasted

1/2 white onion, coarsely chopped

1 clove garlic


Sea salt to taste

Toast the chiles in a pan until blackened. Coarsely chop the tomatoes and place in a blender with the toasted chiles,  onion and garlic – blend until desired texture. Add salt to taste and finish with chopped cilantro.