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                            Spiced Tomato Soup


                            4 quarts chopped, peeled and cored tomatoes
                            3 1/2 cups chopped onions
                            2 1/2 cups chopped celery
                            2 cups chopped sweet red peppers
                            1 cup sliced carrots
                            7 bay leaves
                            1 tablespoon whole cloves
                            1 garlic clove
                            1 cup brown sugar
                            2 teaspoons salt

                            Combine tomatoes, onions, celery, peppers, carrots, bay leaves, cloves and garlic in a large saucepot.
                            Simmer until soft. Press through a sieve or food mill. Add sugar and salt. Cook over medium heat 15
                            minutes. Carefully ladle hot soup into hot jars, leaving 1-inch headspace. Wipe jar rim clean. Place lid on
                            jar with sealing compound next to glass. Screw band down evenly and firmly just until a point of
                            resistance is met – fingertip tight.

                            Process pints 20 minutes at 10 pounds pressure in a steam-pressure canner.
                            Yield: about 4 pints.

                            For altitude adjustment increase pounds pressure as indicated below:
                            Weighted Gauge Canner
                            0-1,000 ft………….10
                            1,001 – 2,000 ft……15
                            2,001 – 4,000 ft……15
                            4,001 – 6,000 ft……15
                            6,001 – 8,000 ft……15
                            8,001 – 10,000 ft…..15
                            Dial Gauge Canner
                            0-1,000 ft…………..11
                            1,001 – 2,000 ft ……11
                            2,001 – 4,000 ft…….12
                            4,001 – 6,000 ft…….13
                            6,001 – 8,000 ft…….14
                            8,001 – 10,000 ft…...15