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Tomato Bounty Salsa Recipe

Tomato Bounty Salsa Recipe

I like to make this mild-tasting salsa with yellow tomatoes, but feel free to try other varieties. Use the salsa as a dip for chips or as a condiment for meats.—Joanne Surfus, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 1-1/2 hours Process: 20 min. YIELD:72 servings

Ingredients

  • 9 pounds yellow tomatoes (25 to 30 medium)
  • 4 medium onions, finely chopped
  • 2 cans (6 ounces each) tomato paste
  • 1 large sweet red pepper, finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup white vinegar
  • 4 jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, bring 8 cups water to a boil. Add tomatoes, a few at a time; boil for 30 seconds. Drain and immediately place tomatoes in ice water. Drain and pat dry; peel and finely chop.
  • 2. In a stockpot, combine the remaining ingredients. Stir in tomatoes. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes or until desired thickness. Carefully ladle hot mixture into hot 1-pint jars, leaving 1/2-in. headspace. Remove air bubbles; wipe rims and adjust lids. Process for 20 minutes in a boiling-water canner. Yield: 9 pints.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup equals 21 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 121 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 vegetable.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.