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Garlic Flavored Green Tomato Pickles

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Ingredients
  Green tomatoes 4 Pound, thinly sliced
  Onions 3 Medium, thinly sliced
  Salt 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Green peppers 3 Medium, chopped
  Sweet red peppers/2 small sweet red pepper 1 Large, chopped
  Cider vinegar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Garlic/2 small 1 Large, minced
  Packed brown sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Dry mustard 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Celery seed 1 Teaspoon
  Whole cloves 9
  Cinnamon stick piece 1 , broken
Directions

Arrange tomatoes and onions in layers in a large bowl, sprinkling salt between the layers.
Cover and let stand overnight.
Drain the vegetables in a colander and rinse them thoroughly under cold running water to remove excess salt.
While vegetables are draining, wash and prepare the peppers.
Mix peppers with vinegar, garlicand brown sugar in a kettle.
Bring to boiling, stirring occasionally.
Add drained vegetables and spices.
(Tie cloves and cinnamon in a spice bag, if desired.) Bring to boiling, stirring to mix well.
Cook gently, covered, until green tomatoes are translucent, 35 to 45 minutes.
Quickly pack pickles into hot sterilized jars and seal

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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1 Comment

bean0214's picture
okay. i'm new to the canning scene, but i thought that even with i\pickling you at least needed to process filled jars for 10 minutes to kill any bacteria that may be in the air space. is this not true?? please let me know. thanks