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Homemade Tomato Salsa

Makes ~ 10 - 500 mL jars of fresh, homemade tomato salsa. Great for using as a dip with tortilla chips, with eggs, on a baked potato or on your taco/burrito!


  • 30 Roma tomatoes diced
  • 4 green peppers diced
  • 6 medium onions. diced
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 3 jalapeƱos minced
  • 1- 425 mL jar of salsa I know, strange that salsa goes into salsa
  • 4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 3 cans tomato paste
  • 3/4 cup vinegar
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp pickling salt
  • 1 tsp paprika


  1. Put all ingredients into a large pot and bring to a boil while stirring. Once at a boil, reduce heat and simmer for about 10 minutes.
  2. Add hot salsa to sterilized jars. Wipe the tops of the jars off to ensure the lid gets a clean seal.
  3. Add jars to a canning bath and process for 25 minutes.
  4. Let jars cool and store in a cool dark place. Enjoy with tortilla chips, on eggs, baked potatoes or anything you want, really!