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Carissa's Sweet & Spicy Salsa Recipe

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Lori Reed Garthwaite
Added: Sunday, June 7, 2009


4-8 jalapenos
4 cloves of garlic
1 medium can of tomato paste
1 tsp pepper
1 tsp salt
4-5 tomatoes, finely chopped
1/4 tsp alum (I don't know if you need this if you aren't canning...but I used it)
1/2 tsp cumin
1/2 c sugar
1 green pepper, finely chopped
1 c onion, finely chopped
1 c vinegar

Combine jalapenos, garlic, tomato paste, sugar, alum, vinegar & spices in food processor until desired thickness
Combine chopped veggies in sauce pan with liquid mixture. Boil, reduce heat and simmer 45 minutes




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