What are some Amish recipes for canning tomatoes?


Quick Answer

Amish recipes for canning tomatoes include tomato soup, tomato ketchup and tomato relish. Other recipes for preserving tomatoes that are made within the Amish community include tomato sauce, tomato salsa and a tomato juice similar to V8 vegetable juice, lists the Amish Shop.

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To make Amish-style tomato soup, according to the Amish Shop, boil 1/2 a bushel of ripe tomatoes with 2 bunches of chopped celery and 4 chopped large onions for 30 minutes. Add 1 cup of sugar and 1 cup of butter. Season with 1 teaspoon of black pepper and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Mix 1 cup of clear jel with a little water, and add this mixture to the boiled vegetables. Bring the soup to a boil. Then can and seal.

Alternatively, to prepare Amish tomato ketchup, mix 3 quarts tomato juice, 1 pint of apple cider vinegar, 4 to 5 cups of sugar, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, 3 drops of clove oil, 5 drops of cinnamon oil and 4 tablespoons of ground dry mustard, as noted on Food.com. Boil this mixture for 2 1/2 hours or until it thickens. Pour the ketchup into glass jars. As per the recipe, it is not necessary to seal the jars.

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