Salsa, Homegrown, Organic, recipe for kids, by kids.
Cale and Quinn’s easy salsa recipe
1 Take skin off 4 to 5 pounds ((2 kg) of large ripe tomatoes. If you put the tomatoes in boiling water for a few seconds and then carefully drop them into cold water the skins come off easily.
2 Take the cores out of the tomatoes and chop them up.
3 Chop up one large cooking onion.
4 Take the seeds out and chop up one green and one red pepper.
5 Chop up two, three or four hot peppers, depending on how hot you’d like the salsa to be.
6 Mince two or three cloves of garlic.
7 Put all these ingredients in a large pot.
• a small can of tomato paste,
• 1 tablespoon salt,
• 3/4 cup white vinegar,
• 2 teaspoons paprika, and
• 1/4 cup sugar
9 Bring everything to a boil and simmer for one hour or until it has reached the thickness you like. Stir from time to time. This makes a large batch of salsa that can be used as is or preserved in jars.
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