Green tomato pickles are the perfect way to use up those extra green tomatoes during the summer. These sweet and tangy pickles are easy to make and can be enjoyed all year long. The combination of vinegar, brown sugar, and spices create a unique and delicious flavor that will keep you craving more. With just a few simple steps, you can have homemade pickles ready to enjoy in no time!
For 1 people
- Green tomatoes
- Sliced onion
- Brown sugar
- Red chili peppers
- Mustard seed
- Mustard seed
- Celery seed
- Whole cloves
- Place tomatoes and onion in separate bowls; sprinkle 3/4 cup salt over tomatoes and 1/4 cup salt over onion, mixing well. Cover and let stand at least 4 hours.
- Place tomatoes in a cheesecloth bag, and squeeze gently to remove excess juice. Repeat this procedure for onion. Discard the salt liquid.
- Combine tomatoes, onion, sugar, vinegar, chile peppers, seeds, and pepper in a large Dutch oven. Tie allspice and cloves in a cheesecloth bag; add to tomato mixture. Bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat, and cook, uncovered, over low heat 20 minutes or until tomatoes are tender.
- Pack tomato mixture and liquid into hot sterilized jars, leaving 1/2 inch head space; wipe jar rims. Cover at once with metal lids, and screw on bands. Process in a boiling-water bath 10 minutes. Yield; 2 quarts.
These delicious green tomato pickles are now ready to be enjoyed! Serve them as a condiment or snack, or add them to salads or sandwiches for a unique and flavorful twist. With the sweetness of the brown sugar and the tang of the vinegar, these pickles are sure to be a hit with everyone. Enjoy!