Green Tomato Chutney
photo by Weewah
- Ready In:
- 16 cups green tomatoes, peeled and sliced
- 1⁄2 cup pickling salt
- 3 onions, peeled
- 16 cups apples, chopped
- 3 green peppers, chopped
- 3 fresh long hot red peppers (optional)
- 4 cups vinegar
- 3 tablespoons pickling spices
- 6 cups brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon chili powder
- Put layers of tomatoes the with pickling salt.
- Add enough cold water to cover tomatoes.
- Cover and refrigerate overnight.
- Drain& rinse the Tomatoes.
- Put them a large pot place and add Onions, apples.
- green pepper and vinegar.
- Bring to a boil and boil 30 minutes.
- Tie the pickling spice in gauze and add to the pot.
- Stir in the brown sugar.
- Simmer over low heat for about 2 hours.
- Watch that it doesn't burn!
- Pour into sterilized jars, seal and water bath for 10 minutes.
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I wish I could give this recipe 10 stars! This is my go-to chutney recipe. It is a wonderful use for those green garden tomatoes that just won't ripen each fall. I eat this will all forms of meat, but especially enjoy it with poultry and pork. I give it as gifts and I'm constantly being asked for more. Thanks!
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