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Green Tomato Mince Meat Recipe

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This recipe for Green Tomato Mince Meat, by , is from HACKETT FAMILY COOKBOOK, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Rose Hackett
Added: Sunday, September 13, 2009


4 qts finely chopped green tomtoes (about 24-28 medium tomatos)
2 qts pared, finely chopped tart apples (about 8-10 medium sized)
3 lbs raisins
4 T minced lemon or orange peel
2 tsps salt
2T grd cinnamon
1 tsp grd allspice
1 tsp grd cloves
3 lbs brown sugar
3/4 c vinegar
1/2 c lemon juice (I grind the whole lemon & skip the peel)
2 c water

Combine all ingredients and cook mixture slowly until tender and slightly thickened. Stir frequently to prevent sticking. Pour into clean hot jars. Fill jars to top an seal.




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