"From B&G canning mag. This is for whole pear or cherry tomatoes. You can use sliced but they do not look as pretty."
5 cups tomatoes, pear or 5 cups
sweet onion, thinly sliced
red pepper, crushed
garlic cloves, thinly sliced
2 1/4 cups
white balsamic vinegar
fresh rosemary leaf
whole black peppercorn
whole pink peppercorns
whole white peppercorns
Wash tomatoes. in large bowl combine tomatoes, onion, red pepper and garlic, toss to combine. Set aside.
In large none reacting pot combine vinegar, water, sugar, salt, rosemary, all peppercorns and bay leaf. Bring to a boil, stirring until sugar is dissoved. Reduce heat, and simmer uncovered for 10 minutes. Stirring often.
Remove from heat and discard bay leaf.
Pack tomatoes into hot sterilized 8 oz jars. Leaving 1/2" head space.
Pour HOT vinegar mixture over tomatoes, leaving 1/2" head space. Remove any air bubbles in jars, wipe rims and add lids.
Process filled jars for 15 minutes in water bath.
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Pickled Pear Tomatoes With Rosemary (cont.)