Fiesta Salsa

Fiesta Canned Salsa Recipe | Ball® & Kerr® Fresh Preserving

Fiesta Salsa

Preserving Method: Water-Bath-Canning. If you're unsure about this preserving method, visit our guide to water bath canning to learn more.

Makes 2 (16 oz) pint jars

Turn your tomatoes into a fresh fiesta of flavor! Whether you're planning to whip up a small batch of salsa or a salsa-making extravaganza, Ball® Fiesta Canned Salsa Recipe is here to simplify the process. Say no to one-size-fits-all store-bought options and transform your fresh tomatoes into a vibrant homemade salsa of flavor with our Ball® Fiesta Salsa Mix. Effortlessly create a canning salsa recipe sure to impress your friends and family. Let the vibrant colors and zesty flavors excite you as we guide you through the steps of creating the perfect salsa recipe for canning. Prepare yourself for sensations that will leave you craving more. Learn how to make

You will need

  • 2 lbs fresh tomatoes (about 6 medium) to yield 4 1/2 cups finely diced
  • 3 Tbsp white vinegar (5% acidity)
  • 1/4 cup Ball® Fiesta Salsa Mix


Don't have fresh tomatoes? Use 3 cans (14.5 oz each) petite diced tomatoes.


Prepare Fiesta Canned Salsa Recipe Mix

  1. COMBINE tomatoes, vinegar, and Ball® Fiesta Salsa Mix in large saucepan.
  2. HEAT to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes.
  3. PACK based on ENJOY NOW or FRESH PRESERVE Steps below.

Enjoy Now (Refrigerate up to 3 weeks)

  1. COOL to room temperature, about 30 minutes. 
  2. LADLE salsa into jars. Serve immediately or refrigerate.  


Fresh Preserve Canned Salsa (Store up to 1 year)   

  1. PREPARE canner, canning jars, and lids according to manufacturer's instructions.  
  2. LADLE hot salsa into hot jars leaving 1/2-inch headspace. Remove air bubbles. Wipe rims. Center lids on jars. Apply bands and adjust to fingertip tight. 
  3. PROCESS in boiling water canner for 35 minutes, adjusting for altitude. *  


*Increase processing time: 5 minutes for 1,001 to 3,000 ft;  

  • 10 minutes for 3,001 to 6,000 ft;  
  • 15 minutes for 6,001 to 8,000 ft;  
  • 20 minutes for 8,001 to 10,000 ft. 

So get ready to join in on the party any day of the week with our Fiesta Canned Salsa recipe by Ball® for a delightful and convenient way to enjoy homemade salsa for canning year-round. Whether you choose to use fresh tomatoes or make it a recipe for canning diced tomatoes, the combination of tangy vinegar and our savory Ball® Fiesta Salsa Mix creates a zesty salsa that will tantalize taste buds. With the option to enjoy it immediately or preserve it for up to a year, this salsa recipe provides flexibility and ensures that you can relish the taste of summer even during the cooler months. So, gather your ingredients, follow the simple steps, and embark on a culinary journey that will add a burst of fiesta to your meals. Say goodbye to store-bought salsa and savor the satisfaction of homemade salsa goodness.