Easy Spicy Salsa Recipe

This is a wonderful but spicy salsa recipe, that is a hit every time I make it. The flavors are just so perfect together that my family and friends love them! Plus, it also saves me a fortune, instead of buying expensive Christmas gifts, I give them these oh-so-good salsa instead! And hey, no complaints.

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Let’s make an easy spicy salsa!

Let’s make an easy spicy salsa

I can up dozens of pints of this during the summer when my garden is bursting with tomatoes and peppers. Then I keep many of the jars until Christmas and pop them into a basket with a bag of gourmet corn chips as a gift, and it is always well received!

A quick tip: Follow the water bath canning methods, in the previous article Canning 101.

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Easy SPicy Salsa Recipe Ingredients

  • 8 cups of tomatoes – skinned and chopped
  • 2 cups of onions, chopped
  • 1 cup of green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup of jalapenos, finely chopped (you can use more or less if you prefer)
  • 6 cloves of garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 cups of carrots, chopped
  • 2/3 cup of lemon juice
  • 1 TBS salt
  • 1 tsp pepper

Instructions in making easy spicy salsa recipe

Step 1

Add all ingredients to a large pot and simmer for 20 minutes. As it simmers, skim off and remove any foam that forms on top.

Step 2

Ladle into pint jars, and process in a water bath for 20 minutes.

Yield: 7 pints

Easy Spicy Salsa Recipe

This easy spicy salsa recipe is so good that my family and friends love it! With just the right spice, it's perfect for any chips, tortilla, or snack. Here's the recipe for you to try.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Additional Time 20 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 8 cups of tomatoes – skinned and chopped
  • 2 cups of onions, chopped
  • 1 cup of green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup of jalapenos, finely chopped
  • 6 cloves of garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 cups of carrots, chopped
  • 2/3 cup of lemon juice
  • 1 TBS salt
  • 1 tsp pepper

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients to a large pot and simmer for 20 minutes. As it simmers, skim off and remove any foam that forms on top.
  2. Ladle into pint jars, and process in a water bath for 20 minutes.

Have you tried making this easy spicy salsa recipe? How did it turn out? Share your story in the comments!

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