Salsa With Zucchini With a Hint of Lime

Recipe by Rita1652
READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 60
YIELD: 8 pints
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place tomatoes in a strainer over a bowl to catch all the juices.
  • Very lightly oil a large heavy bottom pot, add shredded zucchini and 1/2 teaspooon salt, saute to release juices and reduce the liquid. Add the tomato juice to the reduced zucchini and cook for 10 minutes or till most liquid is gone.
  • Add onions, all the peppers and chili`s, garlic, tomatoes, spices, salt, black pepper, sugar, lime juice and zest, vinegar, and paste.
  • Simmer over medium heat for 30 minutes. Stir in fresh basil or cilantro.
  • Fill into hot sterile jars with hot salsa leaving 1/2 inch head space. Being careful not to leave any salsa on the rims. Wipe jar rims with a clean, damp paper towel. Put on lids and screw on metal bands.
  • Process for 10 minutes in a hot water bath.
  • Label and store in a dark place. Use with 1 year.
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