Our Favorite Salsa

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 191
Yield: 9 jars


4 cups tomatoes
2 cups green peppers, chopped
3 (29-ounce) cans tomato sauce
2 cups onions, chopped
6 to 12 jalapeño peppers, chopped
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 tablespoon dried oregano
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped
1 tablespoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon red pepper flake
1 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon sugar
9 (1-pint) canning jars and lids, sterilized


Bring a large stockpot of water to a boil over high heat. Carefully place tomatoes into stockpot; cook for one minute. Place tomatoes into cold water to cool; peel. Chop and return tomatoes to empty stockpot. Add remaining ingredients; bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat; simmer for 30 minutes. Mix all ingredients together; simmer for 30 minutes. Spoon into hot sterilized jars. Wipe rims; secure with lids and rings. Process for 15 minutes in a boiling water bath. Set on towels to cool; check for seals.

Tip: Fill a bushel basket with the flavors of summer...tomatoes, cucumbers, sweet corn, beans, homemade salsa and a Mason jar of lemonade…what a way to welcome new neighbors.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 191
Calories from Fat: 0

This Our Favorite Salsa recipe is from the Summer In the Country Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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