Tomato Preserves

Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

Please practice good canning procedures when preparing this recipe.


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Serves:

3 Pints

Method:

Canning/Preserving

Ingredients

1 Tbsp
mixed pickling spices
1
piece ginger root
4 c
sugar
2
lemons, thinly sliced
2 lb
firm red, green, yellow tomatoes, peeled

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Tie spices in a cheesecloth bag and add to sugar, lemon, and water.
Simmer for 15 minutes.
Add tomatoes and cook gently until tomatoes become clear.
2
Stir occasionally to prevent sticking.

Cover and let stand overnight, in a cool place.
3
Heat to boiling.
Pack tomato pieces and lemon into hot sterile jars, leaving 1/2 inch headspace.
Remove spice bag from remaining liquid (syrup) and boil for 2 to 4 more minutes.
Pour hot mixture over tomatoes.
Wipe jar rims with hot cloth to allow for proper sealing.
4
Remove air bubbles from jars, cap, and process in boiling water bath for 20 minutes

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American