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Mom's Chili Sauce

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Category: Sauces

 Ingredients List

  • 12 lg Tomatoes
  • 2 Green bell peppers, chopped
  • 2 Red peppers, chopped
  • 1 c Celery, chopped with leaves
  • 4 c Onions, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cl Garlic, minced
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 1 c Dark brown sugar, packed
  • 1 1/2 c Cider vinegar
  • 1 ts Cinnamon
  • 1/2 ts Ground cloves
  • 1/2 ts Ground ginger
  • 1 ts Dry mustard
  • ds Cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 ts Freshly ground black pepper
  • Salt to taste


Immerse the tomatoes in boiling water for 30 seconds. Plunge into cold
water. Slip off the skins. Core and chop the tomatoes. In a large non
corrosive soup kettle, combine the tomatoes, peppers, celery, onion,
garlic, bay leaves, brown sugar, and vinegar. Simmer over low heat,
stirring occasionally, for 1 hour. Stir in the cinnamon, cloves, ginger,
mustard, and cayenne pepper. Continue to simmer over low heat for 2 hours.
Stir regularly with wooden spoon to prevent scorching. Add the black pepper
and salt to taste. Remove and discard the bay leaves. Cool and ladle into
clean, hot, half pint jars, leaving a 1/2 inch head space. Seal and process
in a water bath for 10 minutes.

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