Zesty Tomato Soup
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Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: American
Yield: 4 x ½ litre (US pint) jars
  1. Prep all the ingredients from the tomatoes down to and including the garlic. Put in a large pot.
  2. Make a spicebag with the cheesecloth, bay leaves and cloves. Add in.
  3. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer until vegetables are soft.
  4. Fish out spice bag and discard it.
  5. Purée mixture in a blender or food processor (or food mill.) How coarse / smooth you want the texture is up to you.
  6. Put back in pot, add allspice, sugar, salt and pepper. Heat to a boil.
  7. Put into jars piping hot: jar size can be either ¼ litre (1/2 US pint / 250 ml / 8 oz) OR ½ litre (1 US pint / 500 ml / 16 oz).
  8. Leave 3 cm (1 inch) headspace for either size jar.
  9. Wipe rims, apply lids, set in pressure canner.
  10. Processing pressure: 10 lbs (69 kPa) weighted gauge, 11 lbs (76 kpa) dial gauge (adjust pressure for your altitude when over 300 metres / 1000 feet.)
  11. Process time: 20 minutes either size jar.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ½ litre (2 cups) Calories: 478 Fat: .7 g Saturated fat: .1 g Carbohydrates: 106.7 g Sugar: 71.7 g Sodium: 1862 mg Fiber: 7.0 g Protein: 3.4 g Cholesterol: 0 mg
Recipe by Healthy Canning at https://www.healthycanning.com/zesty-tomato-soup/