Easy Tomato Salsa with Baked Pita Chips

easy tomato salsa with baked pita chips

If you’ve ever wondered how to make homemade salsa, look no further! This recipe is seriously easy, can be made in approximately 5 minutes, and will leave you wondering why you haven’t been making salsa all your life! Oh, and there’s also a baked pita chip recipe that’s as easy as cutting and baking pita bread. If this recipe doesn’t make you feel like a proud, competent, salsa-and-chip-making boss, I don’t know what will!

Ingredients you’ll need for this Easy Tomato Salsa with Baked Pita Chips:

  • whole wheat pitas
  • fresh tomatoes
  • canned diced tomatoes
  • fresh cilantro
  • red onion
  • chives
  • garlic
  • lime juice
  • chilli powder
  • salt
  • ground black pepper
easy tomato salsa ingredients

How do I make homemade salsa?

It could not be easier: Throw everything into a small food processor or blender, pulse until combined, and BAM – you just made your own salsa! Look at you go!

What if I don’t have a food processor or blender?

Simply chop up all the ingredients and mix together in a bowl. The only difference is that it will be a chunkier texture, which you might even prefer!

How can I make the baked pita chips gluten free?

There are a couple options here: 1) Use gluten free pita bread, or 2) Use store-bought gluten free crackers/chips!

This salsa recipe is vegan, dairy free, & nut free!

No need to worry about substitutions if you follow these diets!

easy tomato salsa with baked pita chips

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easy tomato salsa with baked pita chips

Tomato Salsa with Baked Pita Chips

  • Author: Megan Lange
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 2 cups 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


A super simple tomato salsa recipe that can be made in 5 minutes, paired with baked pita chips for dipping! 



For the baked pita chips:

  • 24 whole wheat pitas

For the salsa:

  • 1 cup fresh tomatoes
  • 1 cup canned diced tomatoes (juice removed)
  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup red onion (1 tbsp when minced)
  • small handful chives (1 tbsp when minced)
  • 2 tsp garlic
  • juice of 1/2 a lime
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • ground black pepper


  1. Make the baked pita chips: Preheat oven to 325F. Cut each pita into 8 triangles and place on baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes.
  2. Make the salsa: Place the fresh tomatoes, canned tomatoes, cilantro, red onion, chives, garlic, lime juice, chilli powder, salt, and pepper in a small food processor or blender and pulse until combined. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week. 


Make it Gluten Free: Use gluten free pita bread, or store-bought gluten free chips.

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Category: Salsa

Keywords: salsa, chips, dip, salsa & chips, baked chips, baked pita chips, tomato, tomato salsa, easy tomato salsa, simple salsa

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