Green Tomato Chow Chow

Green Tomato Chow Chow Recipe
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10 cups green tomatoes, peeled and chopped
2 bell peppers, seeded and chopped
2 jalapeño peppers, seeded and chopped
1 onion, chopped
4 cucumbers, peeled and chopped
½-cup pickling salt
3 Tbsp pickling spice
1 cup sugar
3 cups cider vinegar
1 Tbsp mustard seed, lightly ground
1 tsp celery seed
1 tsp turmeric
1 tsp red pepper flakes

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1. In a large metal bowl, salt the vegetables and let sit for 6 hours, or overnight.
2. Strain and rinse the vegetables using a large strainer and discard all the liquid.
3. Place the pickling spice in a cheesecloth and secure it with a string to make a bag.
4. In a large non-reactive (stainless steel, ceramic, glass and enamelware) pot, add the sugar, vinegar, mustard seed, celery seed, turmeric, red pepper flakes and the pickling spice bag. Bring to a boil. Add the drained vegetables and bring the mixture back to a boil. Boil for approximately 15 minutes or until tender.
5. Pack into jars tightly, leaving very little space, wipe edges, seal and process in boiling water for 10 minutes.
6. Watch this informative video from Kilner for more information about the canning process.

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