preserved santa fe salsa
14 ounces cans petite diced tomatoes
3 pounds fresh tomatoes (about 9 medium) to yield 7 cups finely diced
1 ounce pkg Ball® Simple Creations® Mild Fiesta Salsa Mix
3 pints Ball® Wide Mouth (16 oz) Glass Preserving Jars with Lids and Bands
15 ounces can whole kernel sweet corn, drained
15 ounces can black beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 cup chopped white onion (about 1 med)
2 inches chipotle peppers adobo sauce, seeded and chopped
3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 tablespoon adobo sauce
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
COMBINE tomatoes and contents of package in a medium saucepan.
HEAT to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes. Cool to room temperature, about 30 minutes. Reserve 2 cups salsa. Set aside.
LADLE remaining salsa into clean jars leaving 1/2 inch headspace. Apply lids. Label. Freeze up to 1 year.
COMBINE reserved salsa, corn, black beans, chipotle peppers, cilantro, adobo sauce and lime juice, stirring until well blended. Serve with tortilla chips.