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Cooked Salsa

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  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Yellow onion 1 Large, finely chopped
  Green pepper 1 Large, diced
  Serrano pepper 1 , seeded and finely chopped (1/2 Teaspoon Finely Chopped Fresh Or Canned Jalapeno Pepper)
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), minced
  Ripe tomatoes 7 Medium, peeled, seeded and chopped
  Red wine vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Minced cilantro/1/4 cup minced parsley plus 2 teaspoons dried cilantro 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Coriander)

1 ln a large enameled or stainless steel saucepan, heat the oil over low heat.
Add the onion and cook, stirring occasionally, for 7 minutes or until softened.
Stir in the sweet green pepper, serrano pepper, and garlic and cook 4 minutes longer or until the peppers are softened.
Stir in the tomatoes, vinegar, salt, and cumin and bring to a boil.
Lower the heat and simmer, uncovered, for 5 to 7 minutes or until the sauce thickens.
Stir in the cilantro and cook 1 minute longer.
Let cool to room temperature before serving.
Will keep, covered and refrigerated, for up to 1 week.
2 For longer storage, pour the hot salsa into seven 1/2 pint canning jars, leaving 1/4 inch of head space between the salsa and the jar rim.
Cover the jars with dome lids and rings, place them in a boiling water bath, and return to a boil.
Process for 10 minutes.
Remove from the bath and let cool.
The next day, check the seals, label, and store in a cool, dry place.
The salsa may also be frozen for up to 2 months at 0° F

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 525 Calories from Fat 155

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.1%

Saturated Fat 2.4 g12.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2014.8 mg83.9%

Total Carbohydrates 89 g29.6%

Dietary Fiber 22 g88%

Sugars 27.5 g

Protein 13 g26.6%

Vitamin A 173.1% Vitamin C 443.7%

Calcium 17.1% Iron 26.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cooked Salsa Recipe