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Tomato Preserves

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  Water 5 Cup (80 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
  Sugar 5 Pound
  Plum tomatoes 10 Pound
  Liquid lime 3 Ounce (1 Package)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon

Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
Add tomatoes, turn off heat, and let tomatoes steep in the boiling water for 2 to 3 minutes.
Drain and cover immediately with cold water.
Skin tomatoes and scoop out seeds.
Cover tomatoes with cold water and add the package of liquid lime.
Let tomatoes soak in the lime solution for 3 hours, then drain, wash tomatoes thoroughly, and spread on towels to drain.
In a large kettle combine sugar and water.
Bring to a boil and simmer until syrup thickens.
Add tomatoes and continue to cook until syrup is thick.
Add lemon juice, remove from heat, and let stand overnight.
Next day bring syrup to a boil again and boil until thick.
Pack in sterilized jars and seal immediately.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 9731 Calories from Fat 146

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g22.5%

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 409.9 mg17.1%

Total Carbohydrates 2481 g827%

Dietary Fiber 51.3 g205.1%

Sugars 2266.3 g

Protein 37 g73.3%

Vitamin A 585.4% Vitamin C 743.1%

Calcium 2.4% Iron 147.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Tomato Preserves Recipe