Chow Chow (no cabbage)

Submitted by: Dede ~ wvhomecanner on May 19, 2010

This is in response to a Recipe Request. I found this online in several places without a true attribution to it’s original author.

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1 peck (12 pounds) green tomatoes
8 large onions
10 green bell peppers
3 tablespoons salt
6 hot peppers (chopped)
1 quart vinegar
1 tablespoon allspice
1/4 teaspoon cloves
3 tablespoons dry mustard
Few bay leaves
1 3/4 cups sugar
1/2 cup horseradish (optional)


Chop or grind tomatoes, onions and peppers together and cover with the salt; let stand overnight. Drain, add the vinegar, spices (tied in cheese-cloth bag) and sugar; allow to boil slowly until tender (about 15 minutes). Add horseradish. Pack into sterilized Kerr jars to within inch of top. Put on cap, screw band FIRMLY TIGHT. Process in Boiling Water Bath 10 minutes.

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