- 2 pounds ripe tomatoes -- peeled with stem ends and core removed
- 1 tsp. grated lemon peel
- 1/4 lemon juice
- 6 1/3 cups of sugar
- 1 6oz bottle liquid fruit pectin
Cut the peeled tomatoes into eighths. In an 8 quart kettle, measure 3 cups tomatoes. Simmer 10 minutes. Add peel and lemon juice. Stir in sugar. Bring to a boil and boil hard uncovered for 1 minute. Remove from heat and stir in pectin. Skim off foam with a metal spoon. Pour at once into hot jars and seal.
- Yields: 7 half pints
- Preparation Time: 25 minutes