BoBtanical Pantry – Salsa


This recipe can be successfully reduced or increased, depending on your tomato supply.

18 cups tomatoes

One large onion chopped fine 1-2 cloves fresh garlic, minced (or more to taste)

2 long green peppers, chopped 1 green bell pepper, chopped

2 red and green chili peppers, chopped 2 jalapenos, chopped (remove seeds to adjust heat)

1 cup white vinegar 3/4 cup sugar

1/4 cup salt (or to taste) 2 tsp black pepper

1 tsp alum 1 Tbsp chili powder

2 tsp cumin 12 oz tomato paste (to adjust thickness)

2 tsp dried cilantro or 2 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro

Mix all ingredients in a large pot. Heat to simmering and simmer 2-3 hours or until desired

Process in canning jars according to canning directions for tomato sauce.

Makes about 8 pints.

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