Spiced Green Tomato Pickles Recipe

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Spiced Green Tomato Pickles

Goldie Barnhart

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@LUVBKG

Since canning is my blood. I have tons of recipes for the over abundance of fruits and vegetables. This one was one of my favorites. I love all types of pickled vegetables whether sweet or dill. This one came out of a canning book back in the 70's. I was lucky I had copied it down and put it in my canning recipe box. So this year give it a try when you have way to many tomatoes.


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Serves:

Makes 5 pints

Prep:

24 Hr

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Canning/Preserving

Ingredients

4 qt
green tomatoes, about 24 to 28 medium
2 c
onions, sliced, about 6 to 8 medium
1/2 c
salt
2 large
green bell peppers, diced
3 c
white or brown sugar, i use white
2 1/2 Tbsp
celery seed
2 1/2 Tbsp
mustard seed
1 qt
distilled white vinegar (approximately)

TIE IN A BAG:

2 Tbsp
each of whole cloves & allspice
3 stick
cinnamon

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Wash the tomatoes and cut into slices or quarters.
2
Peel onions and slice.
3
Sprinkle alternate layers of tomatoes and onions with salt. Cover and let stand overnight.
4
In the morning drain thoroughly. Put in a kettle and add peppers, sugar, loose spices and spice bag. Add enough vinegar to cover the mixture.
5
Bring to a boil and simmer 15 minutes, or until vegetables are tender but not soft.
6
Pack into hot, sterilized jars. Cover with liquid. Seal with tops and lids. Process 5 minutes. (Makes 5 Pints).
7
Note: The pickles may be giving a very fresh taste when served by adding a little celery cut into small pieces.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American