Mild Tomato Salsa

The Not-Too-Spicy Salsa
The Not-Too-Spicy Salsa
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10 ½ pound Tomatoes medium , peeled and quartered
4 Green bell pepper medium, chopped
1 Red bell pepper medium, sweet , chopped
3 Onion large , chopped
1 stick Celery chopped
15 cloves Garlic minced
4-5 Jalapeño pepper seeded and chopped
2 cans (12 ounces each) Tomato paste
1¾ cups White vinegar
½ cup Sugar
¼ cup canning Salt
¼ - ½ tsp Hot pepper sauce

Nutritional information

2 tbsp
serving size

Mild Tomato Salsa


I have said it before, I am on a mission to create a completely homemade pantry and this Mild Tomato Salsa definitely made it to my list.

With so many complementary flavors of tomatoes, green and sweet red peppers, onions, celery, tons of garlic, jalapeño chili, seasonings and hot pepper sauce, this recipe gives you the option to make your salsa as spicy as you wish! Enjoy yours inside of a hot dog or with cheesy nachos, it works with everything!

To make Mild Tomato Salsa, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Mild Tomato Salsa

So, how to make Mild Tomato Salsa?

Steps to make Mild Tomato Salsa


Prepare tomatoes


In a large stockpot over medium heat, cook the tomatoes, uncovered, for 20 minutes. Once cooked, drain out the tomatoes and keep 2 cups of liquid aside.


Combine ingredients


Place the tomatoes back in the pot and add the green peppers, sweet red peppers, onions, celery, garlic, chili, tomato paste, white vinegar, sugar, salt, hot pepper sauce and the 2 cups of reserved tomato cooking liquid.


Cook ingredients


Bring pot to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered, stirring frequently for 1 hour.


Portion into jars


Using a ladle, portion the hot mixture into canning jars, leaving ½-inch space from the top, removing any air bubbles. Remove excess from the rims and seal tightly.


Canning process


Place cans in the water bath until completely covered and bring to a boil. Complete the simmering process for 20 minutes.


Cool and store

Remove from water and cool completely before storing in the refrigerator.

Grow your own homemade pantry and add this Mild Tomato Salsa to your list of recipe to try. No matter where you put it, this salsa works, everytime! Let us know how far you’re getting in your own homemade pantry and tag #cookmerecipes online and in your Pinterest posts!

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