Catsup

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
4 Qts. ripe tomatoes
2 mediums Onions sliced
¼ teaspoon Cayenne pepper
2 cups Vinegar
1½ tablespoon Broken cinnamon stick
3 cloves Garlic; finely chopped
Spices to taste
1 tablespoon Paprika
1 cup Sugar
2½ teaspoon Salt

Wash tomatoes, remove cores, and quarter.Cook until very soft and put through a fine sieve. Cover onions with water. Cook until very tender, then drain and put through sieve. Mix with tomatoes. Add pepper and boil until reduced to ½ of original volume. Combine vinegar, cinnamon and garlic. Add spices tied in muslin or cheesecloth bag. Simmer vinegar mixture 30 minutes. Bring to full rolling boil, remove from heat, cover and set aside. Remove spice bag and add vinegar mixture to tomato mixture. Add paprika, sugar and salt. Boil rapidly until catsup is thick. Pour boiling hot intp sterilized jars and seal at once. (Makes 4 pints) Original Poster Unknown.

Submitted By MICHELLE HOWE On 08-18-95

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