Friday, June 15, 2018

Mennonite Hot Dog Relish with Green Tomatoes (1950)

  • 1 peck green tomatoes
  • 1 medium-sized head cabbage
  • 6 red sweet peppers
  • 6 medium-sized onions
  • 1 cup salt
  • 3 pints vinegar
  • 8 cups sugar
  • 2 tbspns mixed pickle spices
Grind tomatoes in food grinder. Add salt and let stand overnight. Drain and add ground peppers and onions, and finely chopped cabbage. 

Combine sugar and vinegar. Add spices that have been tied in a bag. Add this liquid to the mixed vegetables, and simmer for 30 minutes. Pack into hot jars and seal.  

More "Lost" Tomato Recipes
7-Up Baked Beans (1957)
Halibut Portuguesa in Sherry (1965)
Classic Cream of Tomato Soup with Croutons (1929)

(Origin - "Mennonite Community Cookbook" by Mary Emma Showalter, of the Home Economics Dep't of Eastern Mennonite College in Harrisonburg, Virginia, 1950. Authorized by the Mennonite Community Association. Recipe was by Mrs. Elmer J. Herr of Hanover, Pennsylvania.)

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