Green Tomato and Bacon Jam

Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

A savory condiment used on sandwiches, as an appetizer, and amazing mixed into burger meat.


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Serves:

2 Pints

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Canning/Preserving

Ingredients

4 c
green tomatoes, cored and chopped (about 3 pounds)
2 c
sweet onion, chopped (1 large)
1 c
white sugar
3 Tbsp
apple cider vinegar
2 tsp
kosher salt
1/4 tsp
fresh ground black pepper
1 dash(es)
hot sauce
8 slice
bacon, crisply cooked and crumbled

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Wash and core the tomatoes.
Process in food processor until finely chopped. Pour into 3 quart saucepan
Quarter onions, process in food processor until finely chopped. Pour into tomato mixture
2
Add the sugar, vinegar, and seasonings: mix well.
3
Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring often.  Reduce heat to medium, stir in bacon, and cook until thickened and jammy (about an hour).
Continue stirring frequently (every 5 minutes)
Taste and adjust seasonings.
4
Transfer to sterile jars when cool. Store in freezer up to six months
5
TIP:

For burgers, 1 tablespoon per quarter pound burger tastes delicious to my family.  Just add the jam to the ground meat, then season, shape, and cook the patties as you normally prefer.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American