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How to cook & can salsa

Recipe is from Ball Canning website.

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Canning jars, utensil set & basket can be found in most supermarkets, hardware stores or online.

Canning jars, utensil set & basket can be found in most supermarkets, hardware stores or online.

Instead of heating the house with a 21 qt canner I use the green Ball basket & a 12 qt stockpot & the 8 qt for cooking the jam, preserves, salsa, etc. Much easier to store & more practical.

Instead of heating the house with a 21 qt canner I use the green Ball basket & a 12 qt stockpot & the 8 qt for cooking the jam, preserves, salsa, etc. Much easier to store & more practical.

Prepare boiling water canner. Heat jars & lids in simmering water until ready to use. Do not boil & set bands aside.

Prepare boiling water canner. Heat jars & lids in simmering water until ready to use. Do not boil & set bands aside.

Combine all ingredients in a large pot. I use a med sized stockpot.  It looks so pretty & colorful!

Combine all ingredients in a large pot. I use a med sized stockpot. It looks so pretty & colorful!

Heat to a boil. Reduce heat & simmer for 15 mins.

Heat to a boil. Reduce heat & simmer for 15 mins.

Ladle hot salsa into hot jars leaving 1/2 inch headspace. Remove air bubbles. Wipe rim. Center hot lid on jar. Apply band & adjust until fit is fingertip tight.

Ladle hot salsa into hot jars leaving 1/2 inch headspace. Remove air bubbles. Wipe rim. Center hot lid on jar. Apply band & adjust until fit is fingertip tight.

Process filled jars in a boiling water canner for 15 mins. Remove from heat & leave jars in the water for 5 more minutes.

Process filled jars in a boiling water canner for 15 mins. Remove from heat & leave jars in the water for 5 more minutes.

Remove jars & cool. Check lids for seal after 24 hrs. Lid should not flex up & down when center is processed. Always have extra jars because u might end up w/ more than u anticipate. had total 6 jars

  • Canning Jars either 2 pint or 4 half pint
  • 3.0c or 2 1/2 lbs Roma tomatoes, cored, peeled & diced
  • 3.0 Green Onions, sliced
  • 1.0 Jalapeno pepper, diced
  • 2.0 cloves garlic, minced
  • 0.0c Vinegar
  • 1.0Tbsp Lime juice, bottled
  • 2.0 drops Hot Pepper Sauce
  • 1.0Tbsp minced Cilantro
  • 1.0tsp salt
  • Stockpot
  • water bath canner or large stockpot
  • canning basket
  • jar lifters
  • headspace tool to remove bubbles
  • funnel