Friday, January 6, 2012

Green Tomato Salsa

7 cups chopped cored green tomatoes
5-10 jalapeno peppers, seeded and finely chopped
2 cups finely chopped red onion
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1/2 cup lime juice
1/2 loosely packed chopped cilantro or parsley
2 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp salt
1 tsp fresh ground pepper

~ In large stainless steel saucepan combine tomatoes, peppers, onions, garlic, and lime juice and bring to a boil~ stirring constantly, if your green tomatoes were underdeveloped and dry and some water.. about 2 cups water for 7 cups tomato

~ Stir in cilantro/or parsley, cumin, oregano, salt, and pepper.. reduce heat and boil gently for 5 minutes stirring frequently

~ Remove from heat and set next on pot holder

~ If you are canning this you will pour into heated and ready jars 8oz jars (this recipe makes about 6 jars) leaving 1/2 inch of headspace.. process for 20 minutes, remove from heat and uncover canner leaving for 5 minutes, remove jars and let sit on counter untouched until you hear that *ding* that tells you they have sealed, cool jars, and store on shelf!!

~ ENJOY!!!!


  1. Good Morning! We were blessed with about 5 gallons of green tomatoes that I picked prior to our Lake Wales freeze. Thank you for sharing this yummy looking recipe!

    Mama T over @ Tindel Den Cottage