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Green Tomato Mincemeat

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  Green tomatoes 3 Pound (9 medium size)
  Tart apples 3 Pound (9 medium size)
  Brown sugar/Use part granulated 8 Cup (128 tbs)
  Raisins 2 Pound (4 cups)
  Finely ground suet/3/4 cup margarine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 2 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon 2 Tablespoon
  Cloves 1 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1 Teaspoon
  Cider vinegar 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Grind tomatoes. Drain and measure juice; add water equal to amount of juice. Set aside. Scald and drain tomatoes twice; discard water. Grind, or chop fine, the apples. Add to the tomatoes, along with reserved juice mixture, brown sugar, raisins, and suet. Cook over medium heat until clear, stirring occasionally. Add salt, spices, and vinegar. Cook to desired thickness. Pack in hot 1-quart canning jars. Place lids, and screw bands on tight. Process in water bath or steam canner for 25 minutes, making altitude adjustments as necessary. Use one quart jar for each "mince" pie.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1889 Calories from Fat 233

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g39.9%

Saturated Fat 14 g69.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 17.7 mg5.9%

Sodium 1989.3 mg82.9%

Total Carbohydrates 434 g144.6%

Dietary Fiber 14.4 g57.6%

Sugars 388 g

Protein 8 g16.1%

Vitamin A 29.4% Vitamin C 626.2%

Calcium 29.9% Iron 25.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Green Tomato Mincemeat Recipe