Peppy Salsa

Peppy Salsa 150 Image by: Peppy Salsa 150 Author: Canadian Living

Put up a whole season's supply of this favourite salsa – a much-requested recipe every season.

  • Portion size 75 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: August 2007

Ingredients

  • 8 oz jalapeno peppers
  • 8 cups coarsely chopped, peeled tomatoes
  • 3 cups chopped seeded, Anaheim, Cubanelle peppers or sweet banana peppers
  • 2 cups chopped onions
  • 2 cups cider vinegar
  • 1 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1 cup chopped yellow pepper
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 can (5-1/2 oz/156 mL) tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh coriander

Method

Wearing rubber gloves, seed, core and finely chop jalape?eppers to make 1 cup (250 mL).

In large heavy nonaluminum pot, combine jalapen?tomatoes, Cubanelle peppers, onions, vinegar, red and yellow peppers, garlic, tomato paste, sugar, salt, paprika and oregano; bring to boil, stirring often. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer, stirring often, until thickened enough that 1 tbsp (15 mL) dropped onto plate flows slowly in 1 stream when plate is tilted, about 1 hour.

Add coriander; simmer, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes.

Using funnel and ladle, fill hot 2-cup (500 mL) canning jars, leaving 1/2-inch (1 cm) headspace. Cover with prepared lids. Screw on bands until resistance is met; increase to fingertip tight.

Boil jars in boiling water canner for 20 minutes. Transfer jars to rack; let cool for 24 hours. Check that lids curve downward. Refrigerate any that do not and use within 3 weeks. Refrigerate after opening.

Nutritional facts per 1 tbsp 15 mL : about

  • Sodium 41 mg
  • Protein trace
  • Calories 6.0
  • Total fat 0 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 0 g
  • Total carbohydrate 1 g

%RDI

  • Iron 1.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 1.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 0.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 2.0
  • Vitamin C 17.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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