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Homemade Taco Sauce

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  • 3 cups tomatoes peeled and chopped
  • 3 cups whole jalapeno peppers, seeded and finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 1/2 cups vinegar


Combine all ingredients and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for five minutes. Pack in sterilized jars. Be sure to use all the liquid. Put on lid and screw firmly tight. Process in a boiling water bath for 30 minutes. Start counting processing time when water begins to boil.

By Sandy from Graettinger, IA

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Archive: Making Ortega Style Taco Sauce

How do I make taco sauce? Like the kind Ortega makes in the bottle, it's too expensive!

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RE: Making Ortega Style Taco Sauce (02/04/2008)