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Spanish Green Tomato Pickles

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Ingredients
  Tomatoes 2 Gallon (1 Peck)
  White onions 12 Medium, sliced
  Pickling salt/Kosher salt 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Curing and salt is washed away)
  Green peppers 6 , cut into squares
  Whole cloves 2 Tablespoon
  Whole allspice berries 2 Tablespoon
  Whole peppercorns 1 Tablespoon
  Mustard seeds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Brown sugar 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Cider vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (4% To 6% Acidity)
Directions

1 Use pear-shaped or round tomatoes. Wash, remove stem ends and blossom scars, and slice. Pack tomatoes and onions in alternate layers with salt sprinkled between layers. Let stand overnight. Drain.
2 Add green peppers, spices and sugar. Add vinegar almost to cover.
3 Heat gradually to boiling. Boil slowly for 30 minutes. Pour into sterilized jars and seal, following conventional canning procedures.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Spanish
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Tomato
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes

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