Homemade Rotel Tomatoes

This spicy, canned diced tomatoes are found on store shelves all over and used mostly in Tex-Mex cooking. Now you can make your own in your own kitchen. Great for those with gardens and too many tomatoes at the end of the season.


1 gallon ripe tomatoes, peeled and chopped
2 large green bell peppers, chopped
8 hot peppers, chopped
3/4 cup vinegar
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 1/2 tablespoon salt


Combine all the ingredients in a large pan or Dutch oven. Cook over medium heat for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Put into hot sterilized jars. Seal and process in hot water bath for 10 minutes.