9 Reviews

I made this last week and canned about 10 8 oz jars. I made 3/4 of a recipe since i only had room for 6 qts of tomatoes in my pot. Used about 6 jalepenos, 3 bells, and 3 small onions with the tomatoes. Added a lot less sugar ( I don't like sweet salsa), fresh lime juice, and cilantro. DELICIOUS. Thanks for inspiration

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Keeferop September 28, 2009

Awesome recipe - I use it every year.

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mjyoung7_7448941 August 18, 2011

UPDATED: This is the third year I have made this. By my own negligence I substituted cayenne pepper for the paprika without noticing, and we LOVED the difference it made, just a bit of extra bite to the mild flavor. I also cut back on the brown sugar to 1/2 cup. STILL our favorite!!!--September 2007 I made this last year to use up extra tomatoes from the garden. I only made one batch and canned it in pints because our family usually doesn't like salsa. I RAN OUT OF IT IN FEBRUARY! Everyone LOVED it! I gave some out as gifts for Christmas and had many requests for the recipe. The kids liked to top their mac & cheese with it or snack on tortilla chips dipped in it. I planned my garden this year around the tomatoes and peppers needed for this! It is so quick and easy to prepare and can. I doubled the chili powder because it seemed bland but found that we had to let it sit for about 4 - 6 weeks to let it reach its full flavor. DELICIOUS!

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rhondalynne September 07, 2007

Made some minor adjustments to my tase. Doubled the garlic and chili powder. Added parsley and cumin. My second year with this recipe. I am now known for my great salsa. Even friends and family who aren't crazy for salsa are excited to receive a jar. My sister claims she's ruined for all other salsas. Great for use in casseroles, stews, etc. Please try this recipe if you want great success!!!

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lil' Lori September 06, 2007

This is a very mild salsa, some like it like that. I made it the way the recipe said to except that I doubled the chili powder,used 1/2 a cup of hot peppers, and after I chopped the tomatoes coarsely, I squeezed the juice out with my hands.(I added it to my plain tomatoes that I can) This way I didn't have to cook so long to reduce. I just didn't like how mild it was......so I took 1/2 of the recipe, put it in another pot and added 1 cup fresh chopped cilantro, another 1/2 cup hot peppers, and 1 1/2 tsp cumin. Now I have a very mild and one that is kicked up a notch. Everyone is satisfied. This is a very good recipe and one that is easy to build on.

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slippergirl October 02, 2005

This was my second year canning salsa. This one has a wonderful fresh salsa taste. We like ours quite hot, so used 14 jalapeno peppers, about half with thier seeds. Very nice bite. Have to make more since already used 5 jars in less than a month! Also added a little fresh chopped cilantro.

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CdnCulinaryQueen September 25, 2005

excellent! this is the best salsa i have ever eaten. i used 5 large jalapeno's and it's not to hot. just right. i gave some away and everyone loved it. i will definetly make this again. i did have to geta larger pot though, it makes a lot.

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philip collins June 24, 2005

This is the 2nd year I have used this recipe and have found it to be easy to prepare and delicious to eat. My husband and I have a Bed & Breakfast and this salsa sauce is a winner with most of our guests. The only difference I added is that I had to simmer it a few more hours to get the desired thickness. Looking forward to trying some of your other recipes. Rocklake#2

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Rocklake #2 September 11, 2004
Salsa to Can