Shirley Family Salsa

Published March 6, 2021

Shirley Family Salsa
Recipe By: Nina Shirley

Makes: 3 Pints // Total Time: 2 Hours

3 Pint Mason Jars, Lids And Rings
4 Cups Chopped, Peeled Tomatoes
2 Cups Chopped Green Peppers
1 Cup Chopped Onions
1 Cup Chopped, Seeded Jalapeños
3/4 Cup Vinegar
2 Garlic Cloves, Minced
1 Tbsp Sugar
1 Tbsp Salt
1 Tsp Paprika
1 Tsp Dried Oregano
1 (6oz) Can Tomato Paste
1/4 Cup Chopped Cilantro

1. In a large saucepan, combine first 11 ingredients and bring to a boil.
2. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 1 hour or until mixture thickens. Stir in tomato paste and cilantro. Simmer 10 more minutes.
3. Sanitize jars in boiling water.
4. Pour salsa into hot jars with a canning funnel and leave 1/4 inch space at the top.
5. Wipe the rim of the jar clean, screw on the lid and ring tightly.
6. Lay a towel on the counter, flip hot jars upside down and do not touch them for 12 hours so they seal.