Sweet Green Tomato Pickles

Sweet Green Tomato Pickles

Mar 24, 2020Archetype Themes Collaborator

We have an all-time favorite for you – Brenda’s Sweet Green Tomato Pickles!  Don’t throw out those unripened tomatoes at the end of the season, use them for this sweet and savory recipe.  These are a hit any time we put them out, and are great in an antipasti platter, as a condiment, or in a salad!

Sweet Green Tomato Pickles (makes about 2 quarts or several pints)


  • 2 cups cider or distilled white vinegar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 6 cups sugar
  • 10 cups sliced (1/2″ thick) green tomatoes
  • 1 tsp ground cloves


  1. Prepare canning jars
  2. Combine the vinegar, sugar, cloves, and cinnamon in a large non reactive pot and bring to a boil. Cook for 1 minute, stirring to dissolve the sugar.
  3. Add the tomato slices and continue cooking over med-high heat until slightly wilted but still firm, about 5 minutes. Remove from the heat.
  4. Transfer the tomatoes to the prepared jars, filling to 1/2″ of the top of the jar.  Add the water from the pot (also filling to 1/2″ from top). Seal and process in a hot-water bath for 15 min.  If you don’t want to process, cool, cap, and store in the refrigerator.
  5. Will keep for 6 months in the refrigerator.

Buon Appetito!

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