4 medium tomatoes, peeled, seeded and diced (personally, I don't mind the seeds)
2 small onions, finely chopped
3/4 cup chopped chile pepper, hot or mild (I bought some beautiful pobano peppers yesterday at the farmer's market)
6-8 cloves of garlic, peeled and finely chopped (optional)
1 bunch of cilantro (I will have to use dried)
1 teaspoon of dried oregano
1 teaspoon of dried cumin
juice of 2 lemons (I prefer lime)
1 tablespoon sea salt (pickling salt or Himilayan Pink salt)
4 tablespoons of whey
1/4 filtered water
Mix all ingredients and place in a quart-sized, wide-mouth mason jar. Press down lightly with a wooden punter adding more water if necessary to cover the vegetables. The top of the ;vegetables should be at least 1 inch below the top of the jar. Cover tightly with the airlock lid. Keep at room temperature for about 2 days before tranferring to cold storage.
Pictures forthcoming...have to go and actually make it!