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Crystal Tomatoes

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  Green tomatoes 5 Pound (Under Ripe Ones)
Slaked lime
  Water 2 1⁄4 Quart (2 Quarts Plus One Cup)
  Sugar 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
  Cinnamon sticks 3
  Nutmeg 1 Teaspoon
  Whole dried ginger 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Vinegar 4 Cup (64 tbs)

Cut the tomatoes into one quarter inch slices.
Dissolve the lime in two quarts of the water and add the tomatoes.
Stir gently to separate the pieces.
Let stand six hours or overnight.
Drain and rinse the tomatoes in several changes of cold water; drain.
Place the sugar, the spices tied loosely in cheesecloth, the salt, vinegar and one cup of water in a six quart kettle.
Boil for five minutes.
Add the tomatoes and boil until the syrup is thick and the tomatoes are clear.
Pack at once into hot sterilized jars, sealing immediately.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3496 Calories from Fat 61

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g11.3%

Saturated Fat 2.2 g11.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2258.2 mg94.1%

Total Carbohydrates 834 g277.9%

Dietary Fiber 31 g124.2%

Sugars 792.5 g

Protein 29 g58.2%

Vitamin A 292.1% Vitamin C 886.8%

Calcium 44.7% Iron 79.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Crystal Tomatoes Recipe