Michigan State University Extension
Preserving Food Safely - 01600604


4 cups peeled, sliced green tomatoes
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1-1/4 cup white or brown sugar
5 tablespoons flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 tablespoons butter or margarine

Pastry for 2-crust 9-inch pie

Use green tomatoes of mature size. Dip into boiling
water to loosen skins, then peel and core. Cut tomatoes
into 1/4-inch slices. Sprinkle with lemon juice. Combine
sugar, flour, salt and spices; mix with the tomato slices.
Line a 9-inch pie plate with pastry. Fill with tomato
mixture; dot with butter. Adjust top crust, cutting slits
for steam to escape; seal. Bake at 450 degrees Fahrenheit
for 15 minutes, reduce heat to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and
bake 30 minutes longer.

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