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CHILI SAUCE

CHILI SAUCE

6 qts. ripe tomatoes, peeled & chopped

3 C onions, chopped

2 green peppers, chopped

6 C celery, chopped

1 red pepper, chopped

¾ C coarse salt

3 ¾ C vinegar

6 ½ C white sugar

2 tbsp. pickling spice, tied in cheesecloth

Combine the tomatoes, onions, peppers and celery in a large pot, cover with the salt and soak overnight.  Drain very well.  Return the mixture to the pot and add the vinegar, sugar and pickling spice and bring to a boil, stirring often.  Boil for at least ½ hour or until the desired thickness is reached.  Remove the cheesecloth bag.  Bottle while hot.