Green Tomato Mincemeat

Green Tomato Mincemeat Recipe

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Julia Ferguson

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@judyjellybean

This recipe was posted several years ago by a lady who blogged on another website I belonged to called Mixing Bowl. The lady's name is Jeannie and her signon name was Jeannieskitchen. The website kind of went belly-up, but I'm so glad I followed Jeannie and printed out her recipes, as she never posted them except in a blog.
I have made this recipe for canning and I have used the mincemeat in my posted pie recipe. It is very good and taste just like store bought mincemeat, only better. Give it a try, you won't be disappointed.

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Serves:
makes aprox 5 quarts
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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6 lb
green tomatoes
2 lb
tart apples
2 c
raisins
4 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
2 c
strong coffee
1
lemon (zested and juiced)
2 tsp
fresh orange zest
1/2 c
apple cider vinegar
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
nutmeg
1 tsp
allspice

How to Make Green Tomato Mincemeat

Step-by-Step

  • 1Core and quarter the green tomatoes and apples. Put them into a food processor along with the raisins and pulse, just until chopped.
  • 2Combine all the ingredients in a large saucepot. Can also use an electirc roaster, it does not need to be watched as much). Simmer for at least 2 hours or ntil it has reduced about half. Stir frequently.
  • 3Pack at once in hot pint or quart jars. Adjust lids.
  • 4Process in a hot boiling (212 F)water bath canner for 25 to 30 minutes for pint jars or 45-50 minutes for quart jars.
  • 5Remove the jars from canner. Allow to cool completely and store.
  • 6Depending on how many tomatoes or apples you are using, this recipe has made up to 5 quarts per batch. It really varies.
    To make a mincmet pie you will need about 4 cups of homemade mincemeat to an 8 inch or a small 9 inch pie.

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About Green Tomato Mincemeat

Course/Dish: Pies, Fruit Sauces, Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free




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