Elizabeth's Green Tomato Chow-Chow

Recipe by MarieRynr
READY IN: 27hrs
YIELD: 6 pints




  • Soak the tomatoes and onions in the first amount of water and the salt over night.
  • Drain well in the morning.
  • Put the spice in a cloth bag, tie shut and crush with a rolling pin.
  • Put the vegetables in a pot with the vinegar and second amount of water, putting in the bag of spice.
  • Bring to a boil, then simmer for half an hour.
  • Add the sugars and simmer another half an hour.
  • Stir together the cornstarch, dry mustard and tumeric.
  • Add a little of the simmering liquid to make a paste, then stir it into the tomato mixture.
  • Add the chopped pepper.
  • Simmer for 1 to 2 hours til thick.
  • Spoon into prepared jars and seal according to manufacturers directions.