Tomato Lemon Marmalade

Tomato Lemon Marmalade Recipe

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Carolyn Fields


This is very good on toast. Tastes great with cornbread. Has a tart lemon flavor, but not too tart and not too sweet.

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9 Half Pints
35 Min
1 Hr 5 Min
Stove Top


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5 medium
ripe tomatoes
4 c
chopped, peeled tart apples (about 4 large)
2 medium
lemons, seeded and ground
6 c
2 1/4 tsp
ground ginger
whole cloves

How to Make Tomato Lemon Marmalade


  • 1Peel, quarter, & chop tomatoes. Drain in colander. Prepare apples and lemons while tomatoes drain.
  • 2Transfer tomatoes to kettle, add apples & lemons. Cook and stir over medium heat for 15 minutes.
  • 3Add sugar & ginger and stir until sugar dissolves. Tie cloves in a bag, add to kettle. Reduce heat, simmer 40 minutes.

    NOTE: I've used ground cloves when I didn't have whole cloves.
  • 4Ladle into jars. Process for 10 minutes in hot water bath. Yield: 9 half pints.

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Course/Dish: Jams & Jellies

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