Green Tomato Mincemeat
|Green tomatoes||3 Quart|
|Cold water||8 Cup (128 tbs)|
|Margarine||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Raisins||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
|Currants||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Honey||3 3⁄4 Cup (60 tbs)|
Wash and dry green tomatoes.
In a meat grinder with a coarse blade, grind tomatoes, or chop them coarsely in a food processor.
In a large kettle, bring water to a boil.
Add ground tomatoes and boil for 1 hour.
Pour into a fine-mesh plastic colander and allow to drain overnight.
In a large enamel kettle, combine drained tomato pulp, margarine, raisins, currants, vinegar, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, mace, and cloves.
Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 2 hours.
Add honey and cook for 1 5 minutes more, stirring frequently.
Pour into sterilized jars and seal.