Healthy Super Bowl Appetizer

Raw Salsa & Veggies

Spice up your Super Bowl party with some raw salsa and veggies! Raw salsa is easy to make in a high-speed blender or a Vitamix. Once you have the basics down, try adding interesting ingredients, like pineapple, or substituting tomatillos for the roma tomatoes.




  • 1/2 white (sweet) onion, roughly chopped
  • 1/4 bunch of cilantro (coriander), leaves only
  • 1 to 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 jalapeno, seeded and roughly chopped
  • 4 roma tomatoes, quartered
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  • Sea salt and pepper, to taste

Veggies for dipping

  • 1/2 cup (60g) carrot sticks
  • 1/2 cup (50g) celery sticks
  • 1/2 (45g) sliced red bell pepper (red capsicum)


  • Combine the onion, cilantro, garlic, and jalapeno in a high-speed blender or Vitamix, and run on high until minced.
  • Add tomatoes and lime juice and pulse it until it reaches desired consistency.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Dip the carrots, celery, and red peppers in the salsa, and enjoy!