Fire Roasted Salsa


Fire roasted tomatoes give this recipe a rich, fiery taste that will leave your family and friends craving more. Perfect as a dip, topping, or condiment that tastes authentic. Pair this Fire Roasted Salsa with the Advanced Plan multi grain crackers for a perfect party or game-day snack.


  • 6-8 small vine ripened organic tomatoes
  • 1 handful cilantro
  • 1-2 serrano peppers (seeds removed)
  • 1 large clove garlic
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • Assorted sliced vegetables – for dipping


  1. To fire roast the tomatoes, put them in a cast iron or stainless steel skillet (do not use your thermalon/green pans for this – they will be scarred for life) with no oil.
  2. Turn the heat to medium high and let the skins blacken. Turn periodically until the tomatoes are nicely charred.
  3. Transfer tomatoes to a blender or food processor with the remaining ingredients and blend well.

This salsa is terrific served warm, but can be stored in the refrigerator for about a week. Adjust the spice by adding more or less serrano peppers.


Dr. B.J. Hardick

About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Raised in a holistic family, Dr. B.J. Hardick is an organic food fanatic, green living aficionado, and has spent the majority of his life working in natural health care. In 2009, he wrote his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans, which has now been used professionally in over 500 health clinics. Dr. Hardick regularly blogs healthy recipes and holistic health articles on his own website,, and speaks to numerous professional and public audiences every year. In his spare time, he invests his keen interest in sustainable living into urban development in his hometown of London, Ontario. Learn More