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Canning Peach Salsa

Sometimes you can almost have too much of a good thing. Take peaches for an example. During the late summer when peaches are in season, they are cheap and abundant at groceries, produce stands, and farmer’s markets all over.

Granted, there are plenty of recipes out there, which use peaches, largely desserts. Of course, plenty of peaches are eaten out of hand as well – but what if you are feeling in a bit of a rut with the traditional uses for these summer fruits?

Salsa is the answer and with this canning peach salsa recipe, you will be able to enjoy the flavor of perfect summer peaches all fall and winter long. For the purposes of this recipe, we will assume that you are familiar with canning and will have already prepared your jars and lids to store your peach salsa.

Making this is very simple. The ingredients are boiled in a pan to blend the flavors, soften the peaches, and bring out all the wonderful Mexican taste in this dish. As well as the peaches, this recipe includes onion, chilies, cilantro, garlic, cumin, and lime, for a distinctive south of the border taste.

Once your ingredients are well blended, it is time to can the mixture. Finally you will have a nice big batch of canned peach salsa which you can store, give to friends and family members, or keep well into the wintertime whenever you feel the need to enjoy this summertime flavor. Have it with fish or seafood, or serve it with Ritz crackers or your favorite chips, and you will really love it.

Peach Salsa Recipe for Canning
Summary: Peach salsa is tasty and always easy to make, but this recipe takes it to the next level, showing you how to can it to preserve the mixture perfectly.
Cuisine: Mexican
Recipe type: Sauce
Serves: 10
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  • 4 cups fresh peaches – peeled, pitted and chopped
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 4 jalapeno peppers, minced
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • ¼ cup distilled white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime zest
  • ¼ cup white sugar
  1. Peel and chop the peaches and chop and measure out all of your other ingredients.
  2. Add all ingredients to a large saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring constantly throughout the process to avoid burning.
  3. Boil for one minute and remove from heat, continuing to stir for another five minutes before canning.
  4. When it comes to canning, this is a particularly easy recipe to make.
  5. The number of ingredients is relatively small, as is the amount of prep time needed for this canning peach salsa.
  6. Once you have your canning jars ready to go, you can have your salsa prepared and canned in as little as fifteen minutes.
  7. Store in a clean, dry, dark place and enjoy this sweet and spicy taste of summer anytime the mood strikes – which with peach salsa as good as this will be often.

Photo Description:

Canned peach salsa is really tasty, and once you taste this you will want to make batches of it regularly. The photo shows what the finished salsa is going to look like if you add red chilies to the mix. Green ones will also work. This makes an unusual gift and will show off your prowess as a great home cook. Featuring wonderful Mexican ingredients, this recipe can be served with poached halibut, like in the photo, or you can serve it with tuna, swordfish or another kind of seafood, or even chicken or pork. Like any other salsa recipe, this is also great with chips.

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Christine Szalay-Kudra

Hi, I'm Christine, and I'm pleased to welcome you to I have endeavored to gather as many delicious South of the border recipes here for you, including Mexican-inspired as well as traditional Mexican, and also some Tex-Mex and Mexican fusion dishes. Food is very important to our family's lives and Mexican food is certainly a favorite around here.

We have everything from appetizers and snacks to soups, drinks, entrées, and much more. You will find everything from mild dishes to super-spicy ones, simple recipes based on fresh ingredients up to more complex ones suitable for a dinner party.

Home cooks just starting out with Mexican cooking tend to be surprised how much of the emphasis is placed on using fresh ingredients and aromatic herbs and spices. Forget the typical ideas about Mexican food being all beans, cheese and beef (that applies a little more to Tex-Mex), take inspiration from authentic Mexican dishes based on fresh ingredients, and inject all your passion into cooking South of the border food, for perfect results every time.

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