Homemade Salsa

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Aug. 04, 2012

Nothing pairs better with tortilla chips than salsa. Why not try making it yourself? Allison will show you a simple way to transform all of your tomatoes into delicious, flavorful salsa. You can store it in your pantry or eat it right after it's made.


Tomatoes 1 Kilogram
Garlic 9 Clove (45 gm) , chopped
Lime juice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Cumin 1 Teaspoon
Pickling salt 1 Teaspoon
Cilantro 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Jalapeno 1 Pound
Onions 3 Medium (can use 1 yellow,1 white and one red for variety)



1.Sterlize the jars and seals by keeping them in boiling water for some time.


2.Drop the tomatoes in a pan of boiling water for 30 to 35 seconds.

3.Take out the tomatoes and put them in ice water immediately.

4.Peel the tomatoes and take out the bad part.

5.Cut the tomatoes in big pieces.

6.Add garlic, salt and cumin, jalapeno mix and bring it to boil.

7.After it comes to a boil add cilantro.

8.Add onions and let it simmer for 10 min.

9. Remove a cup of liquid if you want a thick sauce.

10.Strain the salsa into the sterilized jar.

11.Seal it tighten the seal .

12.Place the jar in the water bath for 15 minutes.


13.Let it sit for 24 hrs to seal.

14.If it does not seal keep it in fridge or in the pantry for future use.


15.Serve with tortilla chips.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 151Calories from Fat 14

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3.1%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 508 mg21.17%

Total Carbohydrates 34 g11.3%

Dietary Fiber 8 g32%

Sugars 15 g

Protein 6 g12%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet