TOMATO SALSA FOR CANNING

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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Ingredients
  • 5 lbs green tomatoes, chopped small (as you prefer for salsa)
  • 6 yellow onions, chopped (4 cups)
  • 3 jalapenos, chopped with seeds (1/2 cup)
  • 4 large red bell peppers, chopped (2 cups)
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 cup lime juice
  • 1⁄2 cup vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1⁄2 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano leaves
  • 2 teaspoons pepper
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon cayenne (optional, to taste)
  • 1 -2 teaspoon sugar
Directions
  • Combine everything in a large pot, mixing well. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to simmer, and cook for 30-40 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • To continue canning, bring salsa to a boil.
  • Ladle salsa into hot sterile jars, leaving 1/2 inch headspace. Wipe lids and jar edges clean before finger tightening lids and placing them back in the boiling canning pot.
  • Process (boil) jars for 15 minutes.
  • Remove carefully and let sit for 24 hours. Check lids for seal, and refrigerate any unsealed jars.
 

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