Zucchini "Peel"

Recipe by Cara Wetherall
READY IN: 1hr 5mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • PEEL AND REMOVE SEEDS FROM 2 VERY LARGE ZUCCHINI, SLICE AND DICE INTO SMALL PIECES (THE SIZE OF BOUGHT PEEL) IT IS A LOT OF CHOPPING.
  • CHOP UP A ONE GALLON ICE CREAM BUCKET FULL.
  • (APPROX. 16 CUPS) PUT IN BUCKET AND ADD 1 CUP VINEGAR, FILL TO TOP WITH WATER, LET STAND OVERNIGHT.
  • NEXT MORNING, DRAIN.
  • MEASURE ZUCCHINI AND ADD 3/4 WHITE SUGAR FOR EACH CUP OF MEASURED ZUCCHINI.
  • ADD THE JUICE OF ONE LEMON AND ABOUT 4 WHOLE CLOVE PIECES.
  • PUT IN LARGE KETTLE, BRING TO A BOIL AND BOIL FOR 15 MINUTES, STIR TO KEEP FROM SCORCHING.
  • REMOVE FROM HEAT AND RETURN TO BUCKET, COVER AND LEAVE UNTILL NEXT MORNING.
  • 2ND MORNING, PUT IN LARGE KETTLE AGAIN AND BRING TO A BOIL WHILE STIRRING FOR 10 MINUTES.
  • RETURN TO BUCKET AND LEAVE OVERNIGHT AGAIN.
  • 3RD MORNING, PUT IN LARGE KETTLE AGAIN AND BRING TO A BOIL AND BOIL WHILE STIRRING FOR 10 MINUTES, REMOVE FROM HEAT AND DIVIDE INTO 3 BOWLS.
  • TO EACH ADD A DIFFERENT FLAVOUR OF FRESHIE (OR KOOL-AID) ie: CHERRY, ORANGE AND LEMON-LIME ARE THE THREE FAVORITES TO USE.
  • MIX INTO ZUCCHINI MIXTURE.
  • STORE IN COVERED CONTAINERS IN REFRIGERATOR.
  • MAY BE USED THE SAME AS STORE BOUGHT PEEL, IN MUFFINS, CAKES OR WHATEVER YOU LIKE TO USE PEEL IN.
  • GOOD IN FRUIT CAKE RECIPES.
  • IT SEEMS LIKE A LOT OF WORK, BUT IT IS WORTH IT, IT REALLY IS GOOD.