Old Fashioned Green Tomato Mincemeat.

Nica

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Still trying to make use of the green tomatoes, so we tried this.

Old Fashioned Green Tomato Mincemeat

Ingredients:
3 qts chopped green tomatoes
1 1/2 half qts peeled, chopped tart apples
2 cups raisins
1 cup currants
1/2 half cup diced candied citron, lemon or orange peel. (we used a Tablespoon of lemon peel and orange peel plus 1/2 cup of candied pineapple)
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
3 cups brown sugar, firmly packed
3/4 cup vinigar
1/4 cup lemon juice

Preparation:
Combine all ingredients in a heavy pan (omit cloves if for freezing)
Cook slowly until tender and thick, about 1 hour or more
Stir frequently
To can pour boiling mixture into hot sterilized jars, leaving about 1/2 inch head-space and seal promptly
Process in a rough boiling water bath for 20 minutes
Store in a cool dry space

For freezing pack cold mincemeat into freezer jars or containers leaving 1/2 inch head-space
Seal and freeze promptly

Makes about 4 to 6 qts. depending on amount of tomatoes and apples used.
 

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