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Wonderful Salsa

Ingredients

  • 8 C Tomatoes peeled chopped & drained
  • 2 1/2 C Onions chopped
  • 1 1/2 C Green Peppers de-seeded & chopped
  • 1 C Jalapeno Pepper chopped
  • 6 Cloves Garlic minced
  • 2 tsp Cumin
  • 2 tsp Pepper
  • 1/8 C Canning Salt not table salt!
  • 1/3 C Sugar
  • 1/3 C White Vinegar
  • 1 15 oz can Tomato Sauce
  • 1 12 oz can Tomato Paste

Instructions

  1. Prepare for hot water bath canning. Wash your pint jars, rings and lids. Fill your canner with water, place the jars inside and bring water up to temperature. (You do not need to sterilize your jars since you will process for at least 10 min). Place new lids into a pot of simmering water.

  2. Prepare all ingredients by peeling, seeding, chopping, mincing etc.

note: wear gloves when handling hot peppers!

note: including seeds from hot peppers increases the heat of the salsa.

  1. Combine all ingredients for the salsa in a large pot. Bring to a boil and cook for 10 minutes.

  2. Remove hot jars from canner

  3. Ladle hot salsa into hot pint jars leaving 1/2" headspace.

  4. Process for 10 minutes in a hot water bath.

note: remember processing time begins when the canner returns to a full boil.