Zesty Salsa Recipe

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Zesty Salsa

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My family and friends love this easy canning recipe. This recipe is a old fashion dip my grandma gave to me. Try it with your favorite tortillas.

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5cups chopped,cored, peeled tomatoes
2 1/2 cups chopped,seeded green bell peppers
2 1/2 chopped onions
1 1/4 cups chopped,seeded chili peppers(hot banana, hungarian,etc.)
2/3 cup cider vinegar
1 garlic clove, finely chopped
1 tbsp finely chopped cilantro
1 1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp hot pepper sauce, optional

Directions Step-By-Step

1. PREPARE stockpot/canner and jars .
2.COMBINE tomatoes,green peppers, onions,chili peppers,onions,vinegar,garlic,cilantro,salt and hot pepper, optional, in a large stainless steel saucepan. Bring to boil over medium-high heat, stirring constantly. Reduce heat and boil gently, stirrring frequently, util slightly thickened, about 10 minutes.
3. LADLE salsa into jars, leaving 1/2 inch headspace. Remove air bubbles; re-measure headspace. If needed, add more salsa to meet recommended headspace. Wipe rim; center lid on jar. Screw band until fingertip-tip tight.
PROCESS filled jars in boiling water for 20 minutes. Remove stockpot lid. Wait 5 minutes, then remove jars,cool and store.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Salsas
Other Tag: Quick & Easy