Uncle Kay's Salsa

  • 1 1/2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 tbsp pepper
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 1/2 tbsp cilantro, chopped
  • 1/2 tbsp parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 14 oz tomato paste
  • 2 green bell peppers, chopped
  • 2 red bell peppers, chopped
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp salt
  • 2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 2 yellow bell peppers, chopped
  • 3 medium onions, chopped
  • 5-6 lbs tomatoes, skinned and chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced

Mix all ingredients in a large pot and boil 15 minutes. Transfer to sterilized pint jars while the jars are still hot, leaving 1 inch of head room. Close jars and place in hot water bath for 15 minutes.