Picante Sauce (Medium)
Franchise : Pace
Category : Condiments, Sauces, Seasoning
1 10.75-ounce can tomato puree
1 can full of water (1 1/3 cups)
1/3 cup chopped Spanish onion
1/4 cup chopped fresh jalapeño peppers, with seeds (3 to 4 peppers)
2 tablespoons white vinegar
Rounded 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon dried minced onion
1/4 teaspoon dried minced garlic
1. Combine all ingredients in a saucepan over medium high heat.
2. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 30 minutes or until thick.
3. When cool, bottle in 16-ounce jar and refrigerate overnight.
Makes 2 cups (16 oz.).
For the mild version of the salsa, reduce the amount of fresh jalapeños to 2 rounded tablespoons (2 to 3 peppers).
For the hot variety, increase the amount of jalapeños to 1/3 cup
(4 to 5 peppers).