It’s 2018 and it’s about time we start thinking outside the jar people! With a tiny (like super tiny) bit of effort you can make APWU Char Grilled Salsa, and it’s SO worth it. So, we’ll be sitting pretty over here dipping our tortilla chips in this bowl all friYAY night! Cheers!

APWU Char Grilled Salsa

Prep Time 25 mins
Total Time 25 mins


  • 2 lbs tomatoes
  • 2 jalapeño peppers
  • 1 Poblano pepper
  • 1 large minced garlic clove
  • Zest and juice of 1 lime
  • 1 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 2 -3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 large sweet onion
  • Salt to taste


Preheat grill to 500 degrees. Halve peppers and remove stems. Coat peppers, tomatoes, and onions with olive oil and salt generously. Grill in vegetable grill basket for 7-10 minutes until peppers are charred.  Important: if you want a mild salsa remove seeds prior to cooking, for medium heat cook with seeds and remove before blending, for extra spicy food process with seeds.  Add the charred vegetable mixture to the food processor with lime zest, lime juice, sugar, minced garlic, and salt generously. Pulse for 30-60 seconds until you achieve desired consistency. Taste for seasoning. Enjoy!!!


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Amount Per Serving As Served
Calories 606kcal Calories from fat 325
% Daily Value
Total Fat 36g 55%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Sodium 3021mg 126%
Carbohydrate 72g 24%
Dietary Fiber 16g 64%
Sugars 45g
Protein 12g

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories 2000
Total Fat Less than 65g
Sat Fat Less than 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g
Dietary Fiber 25g