Three-Pepper Chili Sauce

Author: Canadian Living

Thick and chunky, this tangy sauce is versatile enough to go from a burger to a baked potato.

  • Portion size 2 servings
  • Credits : © CanadianLiving.com

Ingredients

  • 5 lbs ripe plum tomatoes (about 18)
  • 4 cups chopped seeded sweet red peppers (about 1 lb/500 g)
  • 2 cups chopped seeded anaheim peppers (8 oz/250 g)
  • 2 cups chopped seeded Cubanelle peppers (8 oz/250 g)
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped seeded jalapeno pepper
  • 1 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pinch ground cloves

Method

Using tip of knife, score X on bottom of each tomato. In large pot of boiling water, blanch tomatoes for 1 to 2 minutes or just until skins start to loosen. Drain and plunge into cold water. Slip off skins; chop tomatoes to make about 9 cups (2.25 L).

In large heavy non aluminum saucepan, combine tomatoes, red peppers, Anaheim peppers, onions and jalape?eppers; add sugar, vinegar, salt, bay leaf, celery seeds, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, pepper and cloves. Bring to boil, stirring often. Reduce heat and simmer briskly, stirring often, for about 75 minutes or until thickened. Discard bay leaf. Transfer 3 cups (750 mL) to food processor or blender; pur?until smooth. Return to pan and simmer for 15 minutes longer.

Pour chili sauce into hot 1-cup (250 mL) canning jars, leaving 1/2-inch (1 cm) headspace. Seal with prepared discs and bands. Process in boiling water bath for 20 minutes.

Nutritional facts <b>Per 1 tbsp (15 mL):</b> about

  • Sodium 19 mg
  • Protein trace
  • Calories 14.0
  • Total fat 0 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 0 g
  • Total carbohydrate 4 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 5.0
  • Vitamin C 18.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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