Homemade jar type Salsa.

I was around a friends the other day and she commented on how she had never been able make salsa like the in a jar kind. The light bulb did not light at the time, when I got home I remembered that I know how to do it and haven’t done it for ages. It is good to sin and buy a jar of the shop stuff so you can re-use the jar and have a look at what flavours the one you most enjoy has in it.
This recipe is rather vague as it is good to work out what you like and how spicy you would want it. We are people who like the wham, bam, thank you man type of food.
 
1 salsa jar and lid, sterilised
tin of tomatoes (chopped in juice is good)
oil to cover bottom of small pan
onion, finely diced
1 or 2 cloves garlic, finely diced
1-2 tablespoons of jalepenos from jar, chopped
cumin, smoked paprika, corriander- 1 tsp or less of each
chilli powder – to your taste, I use about a tsp
Salt and pepper
 
Sauté onion and garlic in oil until soft
Add your chosen spices and salt and pepper
Stir until you can see and smell flavours releasing
Add jalepenos
Tip in tin of tomatoes
Simmer gently for around 10-15 minutes allowing the mix time to reduce
When cooled slightly tip into jar, put lid on and refrigerate 
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