Sweet and Mild Cooked Tomato Salsa

Sweet and Mild Cooked Tomato Salsa

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"When fresh tomatoes from my garden start ripening faster than I can eat them fresh, I make this salsa. I modified the recipe to match my taste for sweet salsa with just a bit of zip. I freeze peeled tomatoes so that I can have the garden-fresh taste in winter, too."


3 h 15 m servings 11 cals
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Original recipe yields 32 servings



  • Calories:
  • 11 kcal
  • < 1%
  • Fat:
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 2.5g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 56 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine the tomatoes, onion, green chiles, vinegar, brown sugar, garlic powder, cumin, oregano, coriander, salt, and hot sauce in a Dutch oven or large pot over medium-low heat. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until the salsa reaches your preferred consistency, about 3 hours. Store in refrigerator until using.
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  1. 24 Ratings


Okay, this stuff is delicious! A bit too sweet for my tastes, and I halved the sugar, but the recipe title warns you so if you don't like sweet and don't cut down or eliminate the sugar it's on...

I submitted this recipe and wanted to note that sometimes I use canned jalapeno peppers instead of green chilies for zestier salsa.

I have been looking forever for a salsa that suits my taste and this is the one! I don't like a lot of heat so I didn't add any hot pepper sauce. I love the fresh, sweet taste of this and I ca...

I think this salsa is fantastically delicious, yet different. My children hate tom, peppers, and, onions, but they ate this down till the bowl was empty. If you really enjoy it, don't even was...

This was awesome! I cut the sugar in half, used canned tomatoes (it's winter in the midwest), 1 tablespoon of vinegar and only cooked it for 30 minutes. Pulsed it with a soup blender. I will ...

My search for a homemade salsa is finally over! I have recently started cooking more, and my very first attempt at this salsa was fabulous! I read the comments before hand, and knew I didn't wan...

I think the outcome of this salsa can depend a lot on the type and size of the tomatoes used. Roma are the best for salsas, IMO. Mine were a tad on the small side, so I had to use about 10 of th...

Omitted the sugar as everyone else suggested. Did not peel tomatoes, and they made the salsa heartier. Added cilantro. Ended up only cooking it for 1 hour and 7 minutes over medium low temp a...

This was a great way to use up my tomatoes... Just a little on the sweet side, but that is the name of the recipe!