How to Make Sweetened Salsa

This is a simple recipe for sweet homemade salsa. While less popular than a good spicy salsa, a sweetened salsa can be a nice variation.

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Salsa Ingredients

For this recipe you will need tomatoes, green peppers, onions, brown sugar, apple cider vinegar, and garlic powder.

How to Cook Salsa

Cut up three large or four medium tomatoes,  a green pepper and an onion.

Combine in a food processor and add a quarter cup of brown sugar, and half a cup of apple cider vinegar.

Add two tablespoons of garlic powder and a bit of salt.

Puree in the food processor and put in a saucepan.

Bring the saucepan to a boil and then simmer on medium heat for ten minutes.

While you’re waiting, cut up one or two more tomatoes. These will serve as the “salsa chunks.”

Add your cut up tomato to the saucepan and simmer for three or four more minutes.

Tips for Making Salsa

If you haven’t tried sweetened salsa, you may not like it. It’s less traditional than hot and spicy or regular homemade salsa.

Make your own tortilla chips to properly enjoy this recipe.

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