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Fiesta Salsa Small Batch

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Fiesta Salsa Small Batch
Makes 2 (16 oz) pints

When you only want to make a couple of jars of salsa, combine 2 pounds of tomatoes with 1/4 cup Ball® Fiesta Salsa Mix. Enjoy right away, or preserve with waterbath canning.

You will need:

2 lbs fresh tomatoes (about 6 medium) to yield 4 1/2 cups finely diced
3 Tbsp white vinegar (5% acidity) 
1/4 cup Ball® Fiesta Salsa Mix
2 Ball® Pint (16 oz) Fresh Preserving Jars with lids and bands

Directions:

1. PREPARE canner, jars, and lids according to manufacturer's instructions.
2. COMBINE tomatoes, vinegar, and contents of pouch in a large saucepan.
3. HEAT to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes.
4. LADLE hot salsa into jars leaving 1/2 inch headspace. Remove air bubbles. Wipe rims. Center lids on jars. Apply bands and adjust to fingertip tight.
5. PROCESS in boiling water canner for 35 minutes, adjusting for altitude

QUICK TIP: Make your salsa medium or hot by adding hot pepper sauce or hot pepper flakes to taste!