Tuesday, February 7, 2023
Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Post Type Selectors

2 bedroom furnished apartment for rent, downtown Almonte

Two-bedroom, one-bath fully furnished apartment for rent...

Swing dancing at Equator, February 7 and 21

No partner needed. All are welcome.

Fatal snowmobile accident on Ramsay Concession 12

Members of the Lanark County Detachment of...
LivingFood and DrinkGreen Tomato Mincemeat (Vegetarian)

Green Tomato Mincemeat (Vegetarian)

Makes 4 cups

My garden has finally come to the end in producing green tomatoes. So I wanted to pass on to you this tasty vegetarian mincemeat. It is quite easy to make and is great to be made into mincemeat tarts for Christmas.

1 pound (1/2 kg) green tomatoes, core removed
1 medium apple, cored
2 teaspoon (10 mL) pickling salt (course sea salt)
½ cup (125 mL) brown sugar (lightly packed)
1 cup (250 mL) dried currants
½ cup (125 mL) mixed peel (small cubes)
½ cup (125 mL) dried cranberries
½ cup (125 mL) chopped candied ginger or dates
2 teaspoons (10 mL) cinnamon
½ teaspoon (2 mL) grated nutmeg
¼ teaspoon (1 mL) ground cloves
½ teaspoon (2 mL) dried ginger
¾ cup (175 ml) apple cider
½ cup (125 mL) brandy

1. Place tomatoes and apple in food processor and grind until finely chopped. Pour mixture into a bowl and stir in salt. Leave for 1 hour; drain some of the excess liquid.

2. Place tomato mixture in a large saucepan and stir in sugar, currants, peel, cranberries and ginger or dates. Stir in spices and cider. Cook gently over medium-low heat for 1 hour stirring often. Remove from heat and add brandy.

3. Place mixture in a bowl and store in the refrigerator for up to two months. Or, place mixture in 4 (250 mL) sterilized jars. Seal and immerse bottles in hot water, bring to a gently boil and boil for 20 minutes. Remove from water and give lid a firm turn to seal well. Store mincemeat in cool location.

For answers to food related questions, e-mail gay@gaycook.com. Answers will appear on Thursdays in the Millstone.

Photo: © Gay Cook 2011

Related

Bacon and Chard Dutch Baby

Ginger Stir-Fry Beef

FOLLOW US

Latest

From the Archives