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Crystal Tomato Pickles

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Ingredients
  Green tomatoes 2 1⁄2 Pound (Under Ripe)
Slaked lime powder
  Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Sugar 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Cinnamon sticks 2
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried ginger 2
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  White vinegar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Directions

Cut tomatoes into 1/4 inch slices and put in bowl.
Dissolve lime in 4 cups water and add to tomatoes.
Stir.
Let stand overnight in refrigerator.
Next day, drain; rinse tomatoes in several changes of cold water; drain again.
In kettle mix sugar, spices tied in cheesecloth bag, salt, vinegar, and 1/2 cup water.
Bring to boil and boil for 5 minutes.
Add tomatoes and cook, uncovered, for 20 minutes, or until syrup is thick and tomatoes clear.
Pack into hot sterilized jars and seal.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Side Dish
Storage: 
Preserving
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Tomato
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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