Green Tomato Mincemeat

This is a great way to use up those tomatoes still left in the garden when frost time rolls around and ready for holiday baking!



  • 4 qts. ground green tomatoes
  • 4 qts. ground tart apples
  • 2 lbs. ground raisins
  • 1 cup vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 2 Tbsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground cloves
  • 1 tsp. allspice
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar, packed
  • boiling water


Place ground tomatoes in a large kettle; cove with boiling water. Boil for 5 minutes. Drain; and repeat. Drain again. Add all remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Simmer till thick, stirring occasionally. Put in jars and seal.. Pressure canner for 10 minute at 10 lbs. of pressure.

Makes: 8 quarts.

By Terri


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