Simple Salsa
  1. In a large non-aluminum saucepan, combine the tomatoes and vinegar.
  2. Bring to a boil and simmer until the tomatoes are very soft, about 45 minutes.
  3. While the tomatoes cook prepare the other vegetables. A food processor can be used to mince each vegetable separately.
  4. When the tomatoes are very soft, process them through a food mill or strainer to remove the seeds and skins.
  5. Return to the saucepan, and add the minced vegetables.
  6. Simmer until the salsa has reduced to a nice thick sauce, about 1 hour.
  7. Ladle the hot salsa into clean and hot half-pint or pint jars, leaving ΒΌ in. head space. Seal.
  8. Process in a boiling water bath for 15 minutes.
  9. Let cool undisturbed for 12 hours.
Recipe Notes

Store in a cool, dry place. Do not open jars for six weeks to allow the flavors to develop.