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Roma tomatoes on sale.. (pic heavy)

Discussion in 'Veggies' started by DrewJ, May 6, 2019.

  1. DrewJ

    DrewJ Smoke Blower

    So time for another batch of smoked salsa. Roma tomatoes were on sale for 44 cents a pound for Cinco de Mayo so I picked up about 8 pounds of them and turned them into smoked salsa. This is a good batch for store bought tomatoes. Nothing beats garden fresh but here in MN we are months from those.

    The latest victims:
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    Diced up along with some onion and garlic and into the smoker:
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    I do the jalapenos on the side since my wife and 2 little guys don't like the heat. Also a tray of diced onions for some smokey onion dip to be made later this week:
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    All smoked up and ready for the food processor. I did about 3 hours on apple pellets in my amazen tray at 225f:
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    The peppers:
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    Chopped up with some fresh squeezed lime, cilantro and salt. I do a smaller batch on the side with a bit more heat just for me.
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    Thanks for looking. Sometime soon I plan on trying to can some of it to see how it holds up. Might smoke at a lower temp so the veggies don't cook as much since they'll cook during the canning process. Something to think about.
     
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  2. normonster

    normonster Meat Mopper

    Load about 1 gallon of that into a beer bong and let me have it!!

    haha!
     
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  3. normonster

    normonster Meat Mopper

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  4. crazymoon

    crazymoon Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    DJ, Nice looking salsa and I like the smoked idea! like
     
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  5. That's a great looking salsa! I'll have to give it a try. Thanks for the idea
     
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  6. bertman

    bertman Meat Mopper SMF Premier Member

    "Sometime soon I plan on trying to can some of it to see how it holds up."

    Something tells me that it never lasts long enough to get some into a pint jar! Sounds delicious.
     
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  7. kelbro

    kelbro Meat Mopper

    I roast my veggies for salsa but never smoked them. Will have to give that a try sometime. Sounds delicious!
     
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  8. motocrash

    motocrash Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    @normonster Don't Bogart that bong,and please pass the tortilla chip chasers.
    Great looking stuff Drew! Congratulations on the carousel ride.
     
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  9. DrewJ

    DrewJ Smoke Blower

    Thanks all and thanks for the carousel ride!
     
  10. DrewJ, thanks for the pic's and the step-by-step. Here in S/W MI. we have the same weather problems. Started my bucket garden 2 months ago in the basement and everything you listed I have growing except the onions. Can't wait to try for formula.
    Martin
     
  11. SmokinVOLfan

    SmokinVOLfan Master of the Pit

    This looks great! I just made some the other day but I have never smoked the veggies first. Hope to give that a try this weekend. If you like heat add in some habanero's. I'd love to get my hand on some ghost or Carolina reapers.
     
  12. jcam222

    jcam222 Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Really love this idea! going to have to try it. Thanks!
     
  13. jcam222

    jcam222 Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Really love this idea! going to have to try it. Thanks!