How to Make Tomato Apple Butter Recipe

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Tomato Apple Butter Recipe Description

The versatile tomato combines well with apples to make this tomato apple butter recipe a family treat. Use it for peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, or on toasted bread.

Yields: 2 pints

Did You Know? The first reliable tomato variety was cultivated by Alexander Livingston in the mid-1800s. More on Livingston Seed Company

Tomato Flaticon

Tomato Apple Butter Ingredients

6 cups ripe tomatoes (about 3 pounds)

3 green apples

2 Tablespoons lemon juice

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon1/2 teaspoon ground cloves

1/4 teaspoon allspice

1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

2 1/2 cups brown sugar

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Directions How to MakeTomato Apple Butter

  1. Scald, peel, and core tomatoes.

  2. Cut tomatoes into quarters.

  3. Place tomatoes in a pot and cook until soft and mushy, stirring regularly.

  4. Press through a sieve or tomato mill to remove seeds. You need 4 cups of pulp.

  5. Peel, core, and quarter apples.

  6. Cook apples in 1/2 cups water, until soft and mushy.

  7. Combine tomato puree and apple pulp in a large pot.

  8. Add remaining ingredients.

  9. Bring to a boil, then lower heat to simmer.

  10. Simmer uncovered, stirring frequently until thick (about 45 minutes).

  11. Pour into sterilized jars, seal, and can in a hot water bath.

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