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fire balls!

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Kim Novosel
Temple (currently in Houston TX), GA

These little tomatoes pack a big punch! I got this recipe from my Gram when I was over run by my cherry tomato plant.

(2 ratings)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For fire balls!

  • 14 lb
    small green cherry tomotoes
  • 4 clove
  • 4
    celery stalks
  • 4 sprig
  • 1 qt
  • 1/2 c
    pickling salt
  • 2 qt
    white vinegar
  • 4
    hot red peppers (your choice of pepper)
  • 4 qt
    canning jars with lids

How To Make fire balls!

  • 1
    Pack 3 1/2 lbs of cherry tomatoes into hot quart jars.
  • 2
    In each quart jar add a garlic clove, a celery stalk,a hot red pepper, and a sprig of dill.
  • 3
    In a saucepan combine water, pickling salt, & vinegar. Bring to a boil.
  • 4
    Fill jars to 1/2 inch from the top with hot liquid. Seal jars.
  • 5
    Process in a hot water bath for 10 minutes.
  • 6
    Store for a month or longer before eating. Enjoy!