Pineapple Fruit Salsa



Ingredients:
  • 2 (15-ounce) cans crushed pineapple in lite syrup
  • 2 (14.5-ounce) cans petite diced tomatoes or 4 cups diced fresh tomatoes (about 4 pounds)
  • 1/2 cup vinegar, 5% acidity
  • 1 package Ball® Simple Creations™ Fruit Salsa Mix
Instructions:

Combine crushed pineapple in lite syrup, diced tomatoes, vinegar and Fruit Salsa Mix in a large saucepot. Stir and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer 5 minutes. Cool and serve, cool and refrigerate up to three weeks, or cool and freeze up to one year.


Home Canning Method:
  • Prepare Ball® or Kerr® jars and closures according to instructions found in Canning Basics.

  • Combine crushed pineapple in lite syrup, diced tomatoes, vinegar and Fruit Salsa Mix in a large saucepot. Stir and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer 5 minutes. Carefully ladle hot salsa into hot jars, leaving 1/4-inch headspace. Remove air bubbles. Wipe jar rim with a clean, damp cloth. Place lid on jar with sealing compound next to glass. Screw band down evenly and firmly until a point of resistance is met-fingertip tight.

  • Process 35 minutes in a boiling-water canner.
  • Yield: about 3 pints or 7 cups.
For altitude adjustment increase processing as indicated below:
  • 1,001-- 3,000 ft.....5 minutes
  • 3,001-- 6,000 ft...10 minutes
  • 6,001-- 8,000 ft...15 minutes
  • 8,001- 10,000 ft...20 minutes

The recipes provided in this article were supplied by Jarden Home Brands, marketers of Ball® brand and Kerr® brand home canning products. Jarden Home Brands is a division of Jarden Corporation.

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