Homemade Rotel made with tomatoes and green chilies is a great and easy tomato canning recipe. Rotel is a great pantry staple for spicing up Mexican recipes. It is great to be able to make your own tomatoes and green chilies to suit your taste and to preserve them for use all winter long.


Tomatoes Peppers Canning Salt Lemon Juice

First rinse the tomatoes and core, as necessary.

Add the tomatoes whole to a food processor and chop them up. Then add them to a large stock pot.

Add chopped peppers to the stock pot.

Add the remaining ingredients. Heat on medium-high heat to a slight boil and reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes or more.


Ladle the hot sauce into canning jars leaving 1/2 inch headspace.


Add the canning jars to the boiling water bath and process jars.