Mum's Green Tomato Pickles

Sue Fitzpatrick


My husband loves these as a topping on bbq hamburgers.


★★★★★ 1 vote



  • 1 gal
    green tomatoes
  • 12 large
  • 3 c
    brown sugar, lightly packed
  • 3 c
    white vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp
    pickling spice, in a cheesecloth bag
  • 1 Tbsp
    celery seed
  • 1 Tbsp

How to Make Mum's Green Tomato Pickles


  1. Slice tomatoes and onions and arrange in layers in an enamel canner with a generous sprinkling of picking salt between each layer. Let stand overnight.
  2. In the morning drain and wash the contents very thoroughly with cold water and return to rinsed out canner.
  3. Tie all spices in a cheesecloth bag and boil with the vinegar and sugar then add to the tomato and onions in the canner.
  4. Boil gently until most of the liquid has gone, about an hour. Remove spice bag. Ladle tomatoes in sterilized jars and seal.

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About Mum's Green Tomato Pickles

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Canadian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Hashtag: #canning

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