EDDIE'S MILD TO HOT SALSA
can tomato paste
heads garlic minced
green bell peppers
distilled white vinegar
NOW THE HOT PART:
cayenne pepper ( if wanted)
1Core and peel the tomatoes. Remove seeds and pulp. Put seeds and pulp through a food mill, chop the outside of the tomatoes.
2In a large pot over low heat, boil the milled liquid and tomato paste for 1 hour or until the liquid is reduced by 1/3.
3In a blender or food processor, puree cilantro, jalapenos, garlic,and1/2 cup of the tomato liquid from the large pot. Slowly stir this mixture into the pot.
4Bring the contents of the pot to a boil while mixing in the green peppers, onions, chopped tomatoes, salt , vinegar, and brown sugar. in a small bowl dissolve the cornstarch.
5Add the cornstarch mixture to the pot, stirring continually boil the mixture until all vegetables are soft, about 30 minutes allow the mixture to cool
6Put mixture into 20 stearel pint jar's leaving 1/4 head space. Add the 10 cayenne peppers to 10 jars put on lids and rings.
7Process in a boiling water bath for 15 minutes.
Posted: Mon, May 26, 2014