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Green Tomato Mincemeat Recipe

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Julianne Dixon
Added: Monday, October 26, 2009


6 lbs. (about 24 small green tomatoes)
10 12 small, tart apples
1 lb. seedless raisins
4 cups brown sugar
1/2 cup vinegar
1 tsp. salt
2 tsp. powdered cinnamon
1 tsp. ground nutmeg
1 tsp. powdered cloves
1/2 tsp. powdered ginger
1 orange
1 lemon

Core and quarter tomatoes and apples. Do not peel. Put both through coarse blade of food chopper. Combine with raisins, sugar, vinegar and spices in a large, open kettle and cook 2 hours over low heat, stirring frequently. Quarter the orange and lemon without peeling. Remove any seeds and run through fine blade of food chopper. Add to cooked mincemeat and stir well. To freeze, cool, then pack into pint containers. To can, fill pint jars to within 1/2 of top and process 35 minutes in boiling water bath. Recipe makes about 10 pints. One pint makes one mincemeat pie.




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