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  • snickers October 2010

    Green Tomato Mincemeat (or Relish) Susan Nickerson (taken from web and also The Yankee Cookbook by Imogene Wolcott)

    3 qts green tomatos
    1-1/2 qts tart apples, peeled and chopped
    2 cups raisins
    2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
    1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
    1-1/2 teaspoons salt
    2 or 3 cups brown sugar (depending on how sweet you like it)
    3/4 cup cider vinegar (white may also be used)
    1/4 cup lemon juice

    Combine all ingredients in a large sauce pot. (Omit cloves if you plan to freeze mincemeat.) Cook mixture slowly until tender and thick, about 1 hr or more. Stir frequently.

    To Store: can as you would high-acid canning process,leaving 1/2 inch headspace.

    To Freeze: pack cold mincemeat into freezer jars or containers, leaving about 1 inch headspace.

    Yield: about 5 qts green tomato mincemeat.

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