Green Tomato Recipes

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Green Tomato Recipes

Postby guzzigirl » Mon May 04, 2009 6:00 pm

These are untried by me but might give you some ideas...

Green Tomato and Pasta
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 onion, chopped
6 green tomatoes, chopped
salt and pepper to taste
500g tri-coloured pasta
1 cup crumbled feta cheese

Heat oil in a frypan, add onion, saute over medium heat until soft. Stir in tomatoes, season with salt and pepper. Reduce heat, cook for a further 10 minutes. Cook pasta in boiling salted water, drain. Serve pasta with tomato mixture tossed through, and sprinkled with feta cheese.


Green Tomato Butter
3kg green tomatoes, coarsely chopped
2 tablespoons powdered ginger
2 teaspoons powdered cinnamon
1 teaspoon powdered allspice
2.5kg pounds brown sugar
juice of two lemons
2 cups water

Combine all ingredients in a saucepan. Simmer over low heat 2-3 to three hours, until mixture is thick, stirring frequently. Press through a colander or strainer to remove seeds and any hard bits of pulp. Reheat to boiling and pour into hot, sterilised jars. Seal immediately.


Green Tomato Cake
2 cups chopped green tomatoes
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
2 cups self raising flour
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Grease and flour a 23cm cake tin. Preheat oven to 180C. Simmer tomatoes 1/2 cup of the sugar until well cooked and transparent. Strain through a colander or sieve to remove seeds, cores and skins. There should be 1 1/4 cups pulp. Cool. Cream remaining sugar and butter until fluffy. Gradually add tomatoes to the creamed mixture, beating well after each addition. Combine salt, spices and flour. Gradually add all but one cup of the flour mixture to the batter, beating well. Add raisins and nuts to remaining flour and mix to coat well. Add, all at once, to batter and beat well. Pour into prepared tin and bake 35-40 minutes, until lightly browned and the touch of a finger does not leave an impression. Serve plain or frosted.
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Re: Green Tomato Recipes

Postby guzzigirl » Mon May 04, 2009 6:02 pm

Green Tomato ChowChow


All vegetables finely chopped
1qt. green tomatoes (stem core removed)
1 cup cabbage
1 green pepper
1 small hot pepper
1/4cup onion
3/4cup vinegar
1/2cup sugar
1 tsp salt

Bring vinegar, sugar and salt to a boil.
Add mixed vegetables to liquid.
Simmer 20 minutes, stirring often.
Remove from heat and cool.
Place in airtight container and refrigerate.
Serve cold.
Excellent condiment for hotdogs, hamburgers on buns
or with a steak and beans dinner.


Green Tomato Relish
4kg green tomatoes
6 cups shredded fine green cabbage
3 cups chopped onions
1 cup celery, diced
4 cups sugar
2 tablespoons mustard seed
1 cup green capsicum, diced
1/2 cup red capsicum, diced
1 cup salt
3 cups vinegar
1 cup water
2 tablespoons celery seed
1 teaspoon pepper

Slice tomatoes very thin and measure quantity. Alternate layers of tomatoes, cabbage, onions, celery, capsicum, and salt in a large bowl. Cover and leave overnight. Next morning drain vegetables well. Heat vinegar, water, sugar, celery seed, mustard seed and pepper in a medium saucepan. Pour hot vinegar mixture over drained vegetables; cover, bring to boiling, cook 15-20 minutes, or until vegetables are just tender but retain their crispness. Stir relish occasionally to prevent sticking. Fill hot jars and seal.
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Re: Green Tomato Recipes

Postby Modesty » Thu Apr 12, 2012 10:30 am

Wow, green tomato cake, that sounds odd enough to be tasty!

I made green tomato chutney last year and it was great. As we has so many I chopped them and froze them in recipe quantities until I could find time to cook them up. Only one more bag of 2kg to go!

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