Easy Canned Tomato Salsa

Tomato salsa is a great way to use up those extra tomatoes from your garden, and it’s a delicious and healthy treat to enjoy with crackers, bread, pizza and even sandwiches. Go ahead and give this recipe a try for your next snack! It can also be canned for use all year!

  • 8 cups tomatoes (chopped)
  • 2 cups onion (chopped)
  • 1 cup hot peppers (chopped)
  • 2 large cans tomato paste
  • 2 cups vinegar
  • 2 tbsp salt
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 6 cloves garlic (chopped)
  • ¼ cup fresh basil or cilantro (chopped)
  • 2 tbsp thyme or oregano
  1. Chop tomatoes with chopper and put in cheese cloth to drain out excess juice. (You can save the extra tomato juice for soup!)
  2. Put in a large pot with all other ingredients.
  3. Bring to a slow boil, add fresh herbs and boil about 5 minutes.
  4. This recipe can be canned so you can enjoy fresh salsa year round!

If using dried herbs, add them with all other ingredients.