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Beaner's Sweet Chow Chow Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sabrina Parnell
Added: Sunday, November 18, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
12 green tomatoes
1 medium head of cabbage
7 medium white onions
12 green bell peppers
6 red bell peppers
1/2 cup salt
6 cups sugar
1 tablespoon celery seed
2 tablespoons mustard seed
1 1/2 teaspoons turmeric
4 cups pure apple vinegar
2 cups water

Directions:
Directions:
Grind tomatoes, cabbage, onions, green peppers and red peppers into large pan. Add salt and let stand overnight. Rinse and drain. Put into large kettle. Add remaining ingredients, heat to boiling. Boil for 8 minutes, stirring constantly. Pour into hot sterilized jars & seal & process in a boiling water bath 10 min Let stand at least 2 weeks before opening.Makes 7 pints
For hot Chow Chow, add 10 hot peppers and 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
7
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
overnight
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is similar to what our Aunt Agnes & Uncle Murl loved so much. We aways had this with pinto beans & cornbread & fried tators

 

 

 

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