Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

A true fresh and wholesome salsa that can easily be altered to suit one's taste. Every year I experiment to come up with different heat factors! There hasn't been a bad batch yet! A very close and dear friend shared this recipe with me a few years back and I have never had to buy the store boughten stuff again.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put all ingredients listed above in large pot and heat to a boil.
  2. Stirring every couple of minutes to thoroughly mix.
  3. Pour into clean canning jars with new lids leaving 1/2" head space.
  4. Process 30 minutes in a hot water bath.
  5. *Pleasenote*-Tomato paste is not needed if using Roma tomatoes.
  6. If using large green peppers and onions from grocery store you can reduce the amounts by half.
Most Helpful

This is a winner. I decided to try a new salsa recipoe this year and I will be making this one again. I made as stated and used about 1/2 roma and 1/2 regular tomatoes. I used one 8 oz can paste and added about 3 T of sugar to the mix. Great combo of spicy and sweet. DH loved it. I got 9 pints out of the recipe. I think that 8 quarts might be a typo in the servings.

MsSally July 28, 2008

This is the best tasting and easy salsa recipe I have ever made. I will definitely be making this again.

Autumn Pebley August 04, 2005