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That looks so good! I haven’t bought salsa since I started canning salsa, in the summer of 2011, I believe. I try to make enough each summer to last a year. That being said, this salsa looks so good I just might make it even though I have plenty of salsa on hand! 🙂
Tomatoes – about 15 lbs (yes, quite a few – you remove the skins, seeds and a lot of the water, so it takes a lot to start.) You’ll need about 3 quarts of prepared chopped tomatoes. This makes about 8 pints of salsa! If you only want to make a single jar, see this page instead!
I made this tonight with tomatoes from my garden! Delicious tomato sauce and I felt like I wasn’t wasting time getting rid of the skins. It was a great base to add some ground beef, some other veggies and spices, and mostly importantly, the family loved it!
Amazing. I had about half amount of prepared tomatoes so I divided the other ingredients in half pretty much. I only put 1/4 cup apple vinegar in.  I’m so proud of myself!  Tomorrow I will can the mixture in a hot water bath. No time today. 
Mel! You never disappoint. The legend continues! I’ve long wanted to make my own salsa but never had the courage to try it until your recipe. I knew you wouldn’t let me down. This turned out so delicious. I usually like mild salsa and I think this is closer to medium but it is perfect! Thank you for yet another amazing recipe.
I made this recipe for the first time last week and just finished making batch number 3 and 4! We LOVE it! And so do all of our friends! It’s so simple, delicious, and not to mention CHEAPER!! I always have most of these ingredients on hand anyway. Thank you!
This Homemade Salsa Recipe is made in your blender, on your table in 5 MINUTES and tastes better than your favorite restaurant or jar!  This Easy Salsa recipe allows you to customize the heat, the consistency, saves beautifully, can be made ahead of time and the layers of flavor are out of this world!   
My fiance and I LOVE this salsa recipe! I make it exactly as-is except that I only use 1-2 Serranos because I’m a bit of a spice-wuss. We love this salsa both warm and cold. I have made a bunch of times and it always comes out great!
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This was great! I made two batches, the first with green Roma tomatoes & I put most of the ingredients in the food processor. This batch was a light orange. Second batch I used the real green tomatoes (Big Boy & Early Girl) and cut up the ingredients into a more chunky size, and cut all the other ingredients by hand also. The texture of this salsa was much more chunky and was very green with red highlights. Both recipes were great and it’s a wonderful way to use up the green tomatoes.
When the first frost threatens in fall, I pick all the remaining green tomatoes in the garden that I can. Green tomatoes will eventually ripen when stored indoors at room temperature (don’t put them in the refrigerator!), although the flavor won’t be nearly as nice as vine ripened (learn more about ripening tomatoes indoors here). Of course any homegrown tomato eaten on Thanksgiving or Christmas tastes fantastic, but why not celebrate their greenness instead?
Not only is it delish with tortilla chips but also over scrambled eggs, chicken, fish, grilled veggies, tacos, burrito bowls, mixed into cooked quinoa or beans. Plus now is the time to make this stuff! Homegrown, ripest tomatoes are the best here but if you’re like us and still recovering from cold winter and non-existent spring and homegrown tomatoes are still couple months away, then use any other sort of juicy tomatoes that you can get your hands on.
Be very careful while handling the chile peppers. If you can, avoid touching the cut peppers with your hands. (I often use disposable gloves or hold the peppers with a plastic sandwich bag.) Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and hot water after handling and avoid touching your eyes for several hours.
Wow!! This recipe is pure perfection!! Thank you so much for sharing this wonderful recipe, so glad I ran across this. Everything is so balanced flavor wise. To me, this is better than a restaurant salsa!! My go-to recipe for sure!!
Toss the squeezed (Squozen? 🙂 tomatoes into a colander or drainer, while you work on others. This helps more of the water to drain off.  You may want to save the liquid: if you then pass it through a sieve, screen or cheesecloth, you have fresh tomato juice; great to drink cold or use in cooking!
Broil two large Jalapenos and one large Serrano Chili until their skin begins to bubble and turn black. Slice off the stems and throw the ENTIRE chilies, seeds and all, into the blender (works best) or food processer.
Sometimes, during the summer, our tomato plants decide to have a party on the vine, so to speak, and produce way more tomatoes than we can possibly eat, even if we are eating them every day, sliced, salted, and served with a little balsamic or mayo.
Two batches of sweet tomato relish cooking and then green tomato relish! I have never cooked any green tomatoes other than a FGT sandwich. 🙂 I was given all these pretty gts, and just couldn’t not use them some way. I have a garden full of tomatoes, that is if they all don’t drown with all this south Alabama rain. I have it prepared and my crew taste tested it. They didn’t like all the lime juice, added some ACvinegar and some sugar. They left an empty bowl, so I guess that it passed the taste test I’ll let you know how the cooked version goes. NOW, where am I gonna store all these jars??? Thanks for the recipe.
I love this recipe! It is my favorite! I have to admit I tweaked it a bit with a TBSP of Cumin. It gave it a smoky taste. I have also frozen the salsa. It is still really good, but I tend to drain off some of the liquid. It might be a bit less spicy, but overall it works very well! I freeze it in canning jars.
Selecting tomatoes:  Choose vine-ripened tomatoes, preferably locally grown, because the less the tomatoes have to travel, the more likely they were picked ripe.  Select tomatoes that are firm, glossy, smooth, plump, heavy for their size, and free of bruises.  Avoid tomatoes that are overly ripe and soft.  Fragrance is a better indicator of a good tomato than color.  Use your nose and smell the stem end.  The stem should retain the garden aroma of the plant itself – if it does not, your tomato will lack flavor and, as far as I am concerned, will be good only for decoration!

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