Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 20 mins

A recipe from the farm in Ford River. They would take this and sell at a Farmer's Market, along with maple syrup, flowers, and all the best produce grown. It is a 1940's recipe.


  1. Grind the tomatoes, peppers, and onion in a meat grinder.
  2. Put all the ingredients in a large canning pot.
  3. Bring to a boil and boil 20 minutes.
  4. Put in 8-1/2 pint jars and seal.


Most Helpful

Unfortunately, this recipe had very little flavor for me. I did take the suggestion to add some sugar/cinnamon/cloves and that made it better. I also then added some cayenne to give it some punch.EDIT: 1/19/08 I opened a jar of this today and had on crackers. I must say the original flavors have increased--it's much more flavorful now--I'd now give it 4 stars.

Zetty66 January 20, 2008

I really enjoyed this recipe. I canned it this fall and couldn't stay out of it while it was I kept dipping some crusty bread left over from the night before. Yummy, this tastes great with chicken or pork. delicious chili sauce thank you so much for this simple recipe....Stephanie

mommyoffour December 15, 2006

This is a delicious recipe! I love that I can use it as is, as a salsa or savory chili sauce, or add some sugar and cinnamon and cloves and make a sweet chili sauce! Very good flavors. I used medium tomatoes, 1 green pepper, but only had about 1/2 of a red pepper. I used medium red onions and got about 3 1/2 pints. Thank you so much for posting Rose!

Sharon123 September 03, 2005

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