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Green Tomato Pickles

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Green Tomato Pickles
Yield: 8 x 1 pint jars

Green Tomato Pickles


  • 8 pounds green tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 6 large onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup salt
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons whole cloves
  • 2 tablespoons allspice
  • 2 tablespoons mustard seed
  • 2 teaspoons pickling spice
  • 3 1/2 cups cider vinegar
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons dry mustard
  • 2 large red peppers, coarsely chopped


  1. Put tomatoes and onions into separate bowls
  2. Sprinkle tomatoes with 1/2 cup salt and the onions with 2 tablespoons salt
  3. Cover both bowls and let stand for 12 hours
  4. Drain the vegetables thoroughly and discard the liquid
  5. Tie the whole spices in a spice bag and put in a large kettle
  6. Add vinegar and a mixture of sugar and dry mustard
  7. Heat to boiling, stirring until the sugar is dissolved
  8. Add tomatoes, onions, and red peppers
  9. Cook uncovered slowly until tomatoes are just tender, about 20 minutes
  10. Pack into sterilized jars and seal

Green Tomato Pickles

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Saturday 31st of October 2020

line 2 in the instructions says 1/2 cup salt and I believe per the old photo of the recipe it should be 1/4 cup

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