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Apple Salsa

Sweet and spicy this Apple Salsa is filled with apples, peppers, onions and tomatoes all combined with spices to make this one great salsa!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 30 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Servings: 12 1/2 Pint Jars
Calories: 112kcal


  • 3 lbs tomatoes peeled then chopped
  • 2 1/2 cup white onions chopped
  • 2 cups green pepper chopped
  • 2 jalapenos seeded and finely chopped (reserve some seeds to add)
  • 5 -6 Honey Crisp apples peeled, cored and chopped
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp pickling spices tied up in a coffee filter
  • 2-3 tsp cinnamon
  • Citric Acid**


  • Add all ingredients to large pot and bring to boil.
  • Reduce heat to a simmer.
  • Cook stirring often for 2 hours or until thick.
  • Once thickened, remove from stove and using a pastry cutter or potato masher, mash the salsa down until the apples get broken apart and a little mushy.
  • Distribute evenly among 12 1/2 pint canning jars.
  • Stir in about an 1/8 tsp citric acid into each jar and give a little stir.
  • Clean off rim and place lid on.
  • Transfer to a water bath and boil for 10-15 minutes. Do this in multiple batches if needed.
  • Remove from bath and set aside to cool.


Salsa will last about 1 year unopened and about 1 month opened and refrigerated.
**You need not add the citric acid, we add it as a preservative measure for the tomatoes.


Calories: 112kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 302mg | Potassium: 393mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 1060IU | Vitamin C: 40.8mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 0.6mg