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The Best Salsas to try at HEB

The Best Salsas to try at HEB

This is Texas. And if there’s one thing Texans love, it’s salsa…on everything! So, naturally, there are several variations on the typical tomato-based salsa. The best thing about this? You can find most of them at your local grocery store. Being adventurous never tasted so good.

Photo by Karina Rao.

Native Texan Restaurant Style

Made with all-natural ingredients, this salsa is truly a bite of freshness. Abounding with tomatoes, onion and garlic with a slight kick of spiciness, this is one of the best choices when looking for salsa. It goes great with breakfast tacos and even better when mixed into some guacamole. My all-time fave? Enjoying it the old fashioned way with some tortilla chips.

Photo by Karina Rao.

Arriba! Roasted Green Salsa

This is probably one of the chunkiest salsas I have eaten and it is packed with a number of flavors that leave you satisfied after every bite. I enjoy the green salsa versus the red simply because there’s still some smokiness to the flavor, but not too much. It’s a more refreshing version of a roasted salsa and goes great with chips as well as dressing tacos.

Photo by Karina Rao.

That Green Sauce

If you like spicy then this HEB brand salsa will do the trick. Creamy with a bright lime color, this sauce works well as a dip and also as an addition to a recipe: mix it in some scrambled eggs, a salad, or even make a sour cream dip with it. The spiciness is just enough without being overwhelming and the taste compliments a number of foods.

Photo by Karina Rao.

La Costeña Ranchera Salsa

Rich, chunky and savory are three words that will likely come to mind when enjoying your scoop of La Costeña. Its smoky flavor makes it well-suited to be eaten alone with chips, or added to eggs or fajita meat. I’ve tried all three ways and have not been disappointed. Along with its rich flavor, this salsa is fairly spicy so it’s best to not overdo it.

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The 10 Best Salsas You Can Buy At The Grocery Store

Tomatoes, onions, jalapeños, and some salt. Those are the basic four ingredients in every salsa, but yet the salsa aisle is full of so many types! The choices are endless and it all comes down to how much brands stray from the four basics. We taste tested different store-bought varieties and chose are favorites whether you want something classic or something a little more complex.

Don't be afraid to mix up your typical red tomato salsa for some salsa verde.

Taco Bell knows what they're doing when it comes to satisfying your cravings and their jarred salsa is no different.

For a heftier bite, this thick and chunky salsa will be your go-to.

If you want a hint of sweet and fruity with your spice, Newmans Own is the way to go.

On The Border isn't chunky like some other store-bought salsas and can truly be used as a dip or a topping.

We've always considered Tostitos to be the most basic salsa in the world&mdashbut it can hold its own in any taste test.

Most salsa purists were a little confused by the addition of corn in this salsa, but kernels aside, the taste is excellent&mdasha little smoky and spicy. It makes you want more.

Frontera tastes shockingly like an authentic salsa. The tomatoes are juicy and sweet and the jalapeño is very present.

I never thought Pace would be so beloved in our salsa taste test (they don't even call it salsa!), but our taste testers loved the chunkiness of it. The subtle heat wasn't overpowering.

A chunkier salsa with a lot of flavor going on. We loved the heat and acidity. Get your chips ready.


The 10 Best Salsas You Can Buy At The Grocery Store

Tomatoes, onions, jalapeños, and some salt. Those are the basic four ingredients in every salsa, but yet the salsa aisle is full of so many types! The choices are endless and it all comes down to how much brands stray from the four basics. We taste tested different store-bought varieties and chose are favorites whether you want something classic or something a little more complex.

Don't be afraid to mix up your typical red tomato salsa for some salsa verde.

Taco Bell knows what they're doing when it comes to satisfying your cravings and their jarred salsa is no different.

For a heftier bite, this thick and chunky salsa will be your go-to.

If you want a hint of sweet and fruity with your spice, Newmans Own is the way to go.

On The Border isn't chunky like some other store-bought salsas and can truly be used as a dip or a topping.

We've always considered Tostitos to be the most basic salsa in the world&mdashbut it can hold its own in any taste test.

Most salsa purists were a little confused by the addition of corn in this salsa, but kernels aside, the taste is excellent&mdasha little smoky and spicy. It makes you want more.

Frontera tastes shockingly like an authentic salsa. The tomatoes are juicy and sweet and the jalapeño is very present.

I never thought Pace would be so beloved in our salsa taste test (they don't even call it salsa!), but our taste testers loved the chunkiness of it. The subtle heat wasn't overpowering.

A chunkier salsa with a lot of flavor going on. We loved the heat and acidity. Get your chips ready.


The 10 Best Salsas You Can Buy At The Grocery Store

Tomatoes, onions, jalapeños, and some salt. Those are the basic four ingredients in every salsa, but yet the salsa aisle is full of so many types! The choices are endless and it all comes down to how much brands stray from the four basics. We taste tested different store-bought varieties and chose are favorites whether you want something classic or something a little more complex.

Don't be afraid to mix up your typical red tomato salsa for some salsa verde.

Taco Bell knows what they're doing when it comes to satisfying your cravings and their jarred salsa is no different.

For a heftier bite, this thick and chunky salsa will be your go-to.

If you want a hint of sweet and fruity with your spice, Newmans Own is the way to go.

On The Border isn't chunky like some other store-bought salsas and can truly be used as a dip or a topping.

We've always considered Tostitos to be the most basic salsa in the world&mdashbut it can hold its own in any taste test.

Most salsa purists were a little confused by the addition of corn in this salsa, but kernels aside, the taste is excellent&mdasha little smoky and spicy. It makes you want more.

Frontera tastes shockingly like an authentic salsa. The tomatoes are juicy and sweet and the jalapeño is very present.

I never thought Pace would be so beloved in our salsa taste test (they don't even call it salsa!), but our taste testers loved the chunkiness of it. The subtle heat wasn't overpowering.

A chunkier salsa with a lot of flavor going on. We loved the heat and acidity. Get your chips ready.


The 10 Best Salsas You Can Buy At The Grocery Store

Tomatoes, onions, jalapeños, and some salt. Those are the basic four ingredients in every salsa, but yet the salsa aisle is full of so many types! The choices are endless and it all comes down to how much brands stray from the four basics. We taste tested different store-bought varieties and chose are favorites whether you want something classic or something a little more complex.

Don't be afraid to mix up your typical red tomato salsa for some salsa verde.

Taco Bell knows what they're doing when it comes to satisfying your cravings and their jarred salsa is no different.

For a heftier bite, this thick and chunky salsa will be your go-to.

If you want a hint of sweet and fruity with your spice, Newmans Own is the way to go.

On The Border isn't chunky like some other store-bought salsas and can truly be used as a dip or a topping.

We've always considered Tostitos to be the most basic salsa in the world&mdashbut it can hold its own in any taste test.

Most salsa purists were a little confused by the addition of corn in this salsa, but kernels aside, the taste is excellent&mdasha little smoky and spicy. It makes you want more.

Frontera tastes shockingly like an authentic salsa. The tomatoes are juicy and sweet and the jalapeño is very present.

I never thought Pace would be so beloved in our salsa taste test (they don't even call it salsa!), but our taste testers loved the chunkiness of it. The subtle heat wasn't overpowering.

A chunkier salsa with a lot of flavor going on. We loved the heat and acidity. Get your chips ready.


The 10 Best Salsas You Can Buy At The Grocery Store

Tomatoes, onions, jalapeños, and some salt. Those are the basic four ingredients in every salsa, but yet the salsa aisle is full of so many types! The choices are endless and it all comes down to how much brands stray from the four basics. We taste tested different store-bought varieties and chose are favorites whether you want something classic or something a little more complex.

Don't be afraid to mix up your typical red tomato salsa for some salsa verde.

Taco Bell knows what they're doing when it comes to satisfying your cravings and their jarred salsa is no different.

For a heftier bite, this thick and chunky salsa will be your go-to.

If you want a hint of sweet and fruity with your spice, Newmans Own is the way to go.

On The Border isn't chunky like some other store-bought salsas and can truly be used as a dip or a topping.

We've always considered Tostitos to be the most basic salsa in the world&mdashbut it can hold its own in any taste test.

Most salsa purists were a little confused by the addition of corn in this salsa, but kernels aside, the taste is excellent&mdasha little smoky and spicy. It makes you want more.

Frontera tastes shockingly like an authentic salsa. The tomatoes are juicy and sweet and the jalapeño is very present.

I never thought Pace would be so beloved in our salsa taste test (they don't even call it salsa!), but our taste testers loved the chunkiness of it. The subtle heat wasn't overpowering.

A chunkier salsa with a lot of flavor going on. We loved the heat and acidity. Get your chips ready.


The 10 Best Salsas You Can Buy At The Grocery Store

Tomatoes, onions, jalapeños, and some salt. Those are the basic four ingredients in every salsa, but yet the salsa aisle is full of so many types! The choices are endless and it all comes down to how much brands stray from the four basics. We taste tested different store-bought varieties and chose are favorites whether you want something classic or something a little more complex.

Don't be afraid to mix up your typical red tomato salsa for some salsa verde.

Taco Bell knows what they're doing when it comes to satisfying your cravings and their jarred salsa is no different.

For a heftier bite, this thick and chunky salsa will be your go-to.

If you want a hint of sweet and fruity with your spice, Newmans Own is the way to go.

On The Border isn't chunky like some other store-bought salsas and can truly be used as a dip or a topping.

We've always considered Tostitos to be the most basic salsa in the world&mdashbut it can hold its own in any taste test.

Most salsa purists were a little confused by the addition of corn in this salsa, but kernels aside, the taste is excellent&mdasha little smoky and spicy. It makes you want more.

Frontera tastes shockingly like an authentic salsa. The tomatoes are juicy and sweet and the jalapeño is very present.

I never thought Pace would be so beloved in our salsa taste test (they don't even call it salsa!), but our taste testers loved the chunkiness of it. The subtle heat wasn't overpowering.

A chunkier salsa with a lot of flavor going on. We loved the heat and acidity. Get your chips ready.


The 10 Best Salsas You Can Buy At The Grocery Store

Tomatoes, onions, jalapeños, and some salt. Those are the basic four ingredients in every salsa, but yet the salsa aisle is full of so many types! The choices are endless and it all comes down to how much brands stray from the four basics. We taste tested different store-bought varieties and chose are favorites whether you want something classic or something a little more complex.

Don't be afraid to mix up your typical red tomato salsa for some salsa verde.

Taco Bell knows what they're doing when it comes to satisfying your cravings and their jarred salsa is no different.

For a heftier bite, this thick and chunky salsa will be your go-to.

If you want a hint of sweet and fruity with your spice, Newmans Own is the way to go.

On The Border isn't chunky like some other store-bought salsas and can truly be used as a dip or a topping.

We've always considered Tostitos to be the most basic salsa in the world&mdashbut it can hold its own in any taste test.

Most salsa purists were a little confused by the addition of corn in this salsa, but kernels aside, the taste is excellent&mdasha little smoky and spicy. It makes you want more.

Frontera tastes shockingly like an authentic salsa. The tomatoes are juicy and sweet and the jalapeño is very present.

I never thought Pace would be so beloved in our salsa taste test (they don't even call it salsa!), but our taste testers loved the chunkiness of it. The subtle heat wasn't overpowering.

A chunkier salsa with a lot of flavor going on. We loved the heat and acidity. Get your chips ready.


The 10 Best Salsas You Can Buy At The Grocery Store

Tomatoes, onions, jalapeños, and some salt. Those are the basic four ingredients in every salsa, but yet the salsa aisle is full of so many types! The choices are endless and it all comes down to how much brands stray from the four basics. We taste tested different store-bought varieties and chose are favorites whether you want something classic or something a little more complex.

Don't be afraid to mix up your typical red tomato salsa for some salsa verde.

Taco Bell knows what they're doing when it comes to satisfying your cravings and their jarred salsa is no different.

For a heftier bite, this thick and chunky salsa will be your go-to.

If you want a hint of sweet and fruity with your spice, Newmans Own is the way to go.

On The Border isn't chunky like some other store-bought salsas and can truly be used as a dip or a topping.

We've always considered Tostitos to be the most basic salsa in the world&mdashbut it can hold its own in any taste test.

Most salsa purists were a little confused by the addition of corn in this salsa, but kernels aside, the taste is excellent&mdasha little smoky and spicy. It makes you want more.

Frontera tastes shockingly like an authentic salsa. The tomatoes are juicy and sweet and the jalapeño is very present.

I never thought Pace would be so beloved in our salsa taste test (they don't even call it salsa!), but our taste testers loved the chunkiness of it. The subtle heat wasn't overpowering.

A chunkier salsa with a lot of flavor going on. We loved the heat and acidity. Get your chips ready.


The 10 Best Salsas You Can Buy At The Grocery Store

Tomatoes, onions, jalapeños, and some salt. Those are the basic four ingredients in every salsa, but yet the salsa aisle is full of so many types! The choices are endless and it all comes down to how much brands stray from the four basics. We taste tested different store-bought varieties and chose are favorites whether you want something classic or something a little more complex.

Don't be afraid to mix up your typical red tomato salsa for some salsa verde.

Taco Bell knows what they're doing when it comes to satisfying your cravings and their jarred salsa is no different.

For a heftier bite, this thick and chunky salsa will be your go-to.

If you want a hint of sweet and fruity with your spice, Newmans Own is the way to go.

On The Border isn't chunky like some other store-bought salsas and can truly be used as a dip or a topping.

We've always considered Tostitos to be the most basic salsa in the world&mdashbut it can hold its own in any taste test.

Most salsa purists were a little confused by the addition of corn in this salsa, but kernels aside, the taste is excellent&mdasha little smoky and spicy. It makes you want more.

Frontera tastes shockingly like an authentic salsa. The tomatoes are juicy and sweet and the jalapeño is very present.

I never thought Pace would be so beloved in our salsa taste test (they don't even call it salsa!), but our taste testers loved the chunkiness of it. The subtle heat wasn't overpowering.

A chunkier salsa with a lot of flavor going on. We loved the heat and acidity. Get your chips ready.


The 10 Best Salsas You Can Buy At The Grocery Store

Tomatoes, onions, jalapeños, and some salt. Those are the basic four ingredients in every salsa, but yet the salsa aisle is full of so many types! The choices are endless and it all comes down to how much brands stray from the four basics. We taste tested different store-bought varieties and chose are favorites whether you want something classic or something a little more complex.

Don't be afraid to mix up your typical red tomato salsa for some salsa verde.

Taco Bell knows what they're doing when it comes to satisfying your cravings and their jarred salsa is no different.

For a heftier bite, this thick and chunky salsa will be your go-to.

If you want a hint of sweet and fruity with your spice, Newmans Own is the way to go.

On The Border isn't chunky like some other store-bought salsas and can truly be used as a dip or a topping.

We've always considered Tostitos to be the most basic salsa in the world&mdashbut it can hold its own in any taste test.

Most salsa purists were a little confused by the addition of corn in this salsa, but kernels aside, the taste is excellent&mdasha little smoky and spicy. It makes you want more.

Frontera tastes shockingly like an authentic salsa. The tomatoes are juicy and sweet and the jalapeño is very present.

I never thought Pace would be so beloved in our salsa taste test (they don't even call it salsa!), but our taste testers loved the chunkiness of it. The subtle heat wasn't overpowering.

A chunkier salsa with a lot of flavor going on. We loved the heat and acidity. Get your chips ready.