Green tomatoes are simply red tomatoes that have not ripened fully. If you are unable to find green tomatoes, you can use Kirby cucumbers.



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Instructions Checklist
  • Toss tomatoes and onion with the salt in a colander set over a bowl. Refrigerate 3 hours. Rinse well, and drain.

  • Stir together vinegar, sugar, peppercorns, coriander seeds, celery seed, turmeric, bay leaf, and lemon slices in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Stir in tomatoes and onion. Return to a boil. Remove from heat. Let stand until cool, stirring occasionally. Refrigerate in airtight containers overnight or up to 1 month.