Total Time
1hr 25mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 40 mins

This recipe is a great reason for growing tomatoes and peppers in your garden. It was published in Chatelaine and I made a few small changes. Place a cup or two in freezer bags, press flat and freeze. Thaws quickly for snack attacks.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel,core, seed and coarsely chop tomatoes.
  2. You should have 10 cups.
  3. Peel and finely chop onions.
  4. Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat.
  5. When hot, add onions and garlic.
  6. Cook, stirring often, until onions are soft.
  7. Meanwhile, seed and finely chop jalapenos.
  8. Seed and coarsely chop sweet peppers.
  9. When onions are soft, stir in tomato paste.
  10. Add tomatoes, peppers, vinegar, paprika, sugar and salt.
  11. For extra heat stir in cayenne.
  12. Bring to boil and lower heat until it gently boils.
  13. Cook uncovered stirring occasionally until thickened, about 30 minutes.
  14. Store covered in refrigerator for 1 week or freeze.
  15. Flavor improves in the refrigerator or freezer.


Most Helpful

This is a greater starter recipe for salsa! I loved liquedy salsa with good chunks in it and this recipe definitely gives you that! The salsa itself is very mild so I spent some time doctoring mine to suit the spicy tastes of my family. But, if you are looking for a quick, easy salsa recipe, this is for you!

Ellenji November 12, 2002

I liked it, my husband loved it! Very easy to use recipe.

Joellen1972 August 18, 2011

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