- Ready In:
- 1080hrs 30mins
- Lightly prick each tomato in several places with a cocktail stick (skip this step if you are using sliced tomatoes).Arrange in a sterilised jar with the mint or basil.
- Pour in the Sweet Vinegar, making sure it covers the tomatoes by at least 1in (2.5cm). (Vinegar should be boiling hot.)
- Poke the tomatoes with a wooden skewer to ensure there are no air pockets.
- Weight down the tomatoes then seal using safe canning method.The tomatoes will be ready to eat in 4 - 6 weeks,but improve with longer keeping.
To make Sugar Free Vinegar:
- Put the vinegar and fruit juice in the pan, bring to the boil and skim well.
- Make a spice bag with remaining ingredients,add to the boiling vinegar mixture and boil for 10 minutes.
- Remove the spice bag,pour over tomatoes.
- NOTE: You can make this vinegar mix in larger quantities and it will keep for 2 years and can be used for loads of other things if sealed in hot sterilised jars.
- Cook time is actually time to preserve.
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