How to Make Salsa

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Start by sterilizing your jars in boiling water for at least ten minutes.  I leave them boiling until I am ready to fill them.

Start by sterilizing your jars in boiling water for at least ten minutes. I leave them boiling until I am ready to fill them.

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Please sterilize your lids as well.

Please sterilize your lids as well.

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3
Coarsely chop your tomatoes.

Coarsely chop your tomatoes.

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Some of the items you will need.

Some of the items you will need.

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Add salt to tomatoes, stir well.

Add salt to tomatoes, stir well.

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Place tomatoes in a strainer and let sit in a cool place for a few hours to get rid of excess liquids.

Place tomatoes in a strainer and let sit in a cool place for a few hours to get rid of excess liquids.

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Chop your onion.

Chop your onion.

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Chop your jalapeño and cayenne peppers.

Chop your jalapeño and cayenne peppers.

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Mince your garlic.

Mince your garlic.

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Combine everything in a bowl.

Combine everything in a bowl.

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Add the tomatoes to your cooking pot.

Add the tomatoes to your cooking pot.

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Gather your cumin and tomato paste.

Gather your cumin and tomato paste.

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Add bowl of onion, peppers, & garlic to the cooking pot with the tomato.  Add cumin & tomato paste.  Heat until boiling - continue to boil for 5-10 minutes.

Add bowl of onion, peppers, & garlic to the cooking pot with the tomato. Add cumin & tomato paste. Heat until boiling - continue to boil for 5-10 minutes.

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Add your chopped coriander and boil for another 5-10 minutes.  Please use a non-metal utensil to stir (I used a silicon one - metal can react with the acids in the tomato).

Add your chopped coriander and boil for another 5-10 minutes. Please use a non-metal utensil to stir (I used a silicon one - metal can react with the acids in the tomato).

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Pour lime juice into each mason jar.

Pour lime juice into each mason jar.

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Fill jars,  leaving 1 cm from top.

Fill jars, leaving 1 cm from top.

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Using your silicon utensil,  remove air bubbles.

Using your silicon utensil, remove air bubbles.

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Using a dry & lint free cloth,  wipe edges thoroughly.

Using a dry & lint free cloth, wipe edges thoroughly.

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Add lids.

Add lids.

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Tighten lids.  Do not tighten them too much!

Tighten lids. Do not tighten them too much!

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Place jars back in boiling water.  Boil for 20 minutes.

Place jars back in boiling water. Boil for 20 minutes.

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Cool for a few hours on a tea towel or cooling rack.

Cool for a few hours on a tea towel or cooling rack.

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Yummy homemade salsa!

Yummy homemade salsa!

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