Peach Salsa

Total Time
45mins
Prep
30 mins
Cook
15 mins

An excellent salsa that goes well with fish dishes, or just as a snack with crackers.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Sterilize 8, 1/2 pint jars, then place upside down in a 325 F oven for about 15 minutes.
  2. Blanch peaches, cool in cold water, peel, pit and chop to measure 6 cups.
  3. Blanch tomatoes and cool with cold water, peel, remove seeds and cut into chunks.
  4. In a large stainless or enamel cooking pot, combine peaches, tomatoes, onion, Jalapeno peppers, sweet red pepper, cilantro, vinegar, honey, garlic, cumin and cayenne pepper.
  5. Bring to a boil, and cook for about 5 minutes, stirring frequently. If the mixture is too sloppy or soupy, boil for a few minutes longer so that some of the liquid evaporates and the mixture thickens.
  6. Adjust seasonings to taste.
  7. Add more cayenne pepper if you desire a spicier taste.
  8. Ladle salsa into hot jars to within 1/4 inch of top for headspace.
  9. Remove air bubbles by sliding a rubber spatula between the glass and salsa.
  10. Re-adjust the headspace to 1/4 inch.
  11. Wipe jar rim to remove any stickiness.
  12. Center lid on top of jar; apply screw band just until finger tight.
  13. Place jars in a hot bath in a canner and process for 10 minutes.
  14. Remove jars and place on a towel, then cover with another towel to cool slowly.
  15. Jars are sealed when the lids pop and are curved down, (concave).
  16. Label jars and store in a cool, dark place.
  17. NOTE: You can substitute and use 6 cups of fresh, chopped pineapple for a different flavor.