Spicy Sweet Peach Salsa

Recipe by JanetB-KY
READY IN: 2hrs 30mins


  • 3
    lbs ripe tomatoes, peeled then chopped (about 7 medium)
  • 2
    cups celery, sliced (again I delete that & sub extra green peppers & hot peppers)
  • 2
    cups onions, chopped
  • 2
    green peppers, seeded and chopped (1 1/2 cups)
  • 5
    fresh peaches, peeled then chopped
  • 1
    cup sugar
  • 1 12
    teaspoons salt
  • 1 12
    teaspoons pickling spices, in cheesecloth


  • Pour boiling water over tomatoes; leave for one minute.
  • Drain and cover with cold water.
  • Peel, chop and measure to get 1 1/2 quarts (6 cups) Pour boiling water over peaches and let sit for two minutes.
  • Drain water and immediately cover with cold water.
  • Let sit for about 5 minutes then peel; the water baths should make the peels come off fairly easily.
  • Put tomatoes and peaches into large heavy bottomed saucepan with all other ingredients.
  • Boil slowly, stirring often, until thickened, about two hours.
  • Remove spice bag and discard.
  • Pour into sterilized pint or half pint jars, leaving 1/4 inch headspace.
  • Process in boiling water bath for ten minutes; cool and store.