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Green Tomato Jam Recipe

Description:  Here's another recipe for using up those extra, rend of season green tomatoes. If you can wait for some, green tomato jam, then make a batch early in the season, too.

Yield: 2 pints


  • 6 cups chopped green tomatoes

  • hot water

  • 4 cups sugar

  • 2 lemons, thinly sliced

Preparation Directions:

  1. Cover tomatoes with water and boil for 5 minutes.

  2. Drain water into a pot and add sugar. Let stand for 3 hours or more.

  3. Refrigerate tomatoes until ready for next step.

  4. After 3 hours, bring syrup to a boil and cook rapidly until very thick.

  5. Add tomatoes and sliced lemon. Cook , stirring frequently, until thick and clear.

  6. Pack into sterilized jars and seal.

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