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Category: Sauces and condiments

Green Tomato Marmalade

Green Tomato Marmalade
Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Every year at Hanukkah I think of my grandmother and the stories she told about making beef brisket and potato latkes for her first Hanukkah dinner in America. But as much as I love the stories, our food focus has ... Read more

Total time: 45 minutes | Makes 3 to 4 cups
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 pounds green tomatoes, diced (about 8 cups)
  • 1 cup orange juice, heated
  • Grated zest of 1 orange and 1 lemon

Step 1Combine the sugar and water in a large heavy skillet and bring to a boil over medium-high heat, mixing constantly, until the sugar dissolves, 3 to 4 minutes. Reduce the heat and simmer until the sugar begins to turn golden, 20 minutes.

Step 2Add the tomatoes, warm orange juice and zest, bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer until the tomatoes are soft and the liquid has reduced to a thick syrup, about 30 minutes. Cool.

Each of 2 tablespoons:
82 calories; 6 mg sodium; 0 cholesterol; 0 fat; 0 saturated fat; 21 grams carbohydrates; 1 gram protein; 0.75 gram fiber.
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