Preserving Lemons and Limes
 
 
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Recipe type: Citrus
Cuisine: Preserving
Ingredients
  • 7 - 8 lemons
  • 7 - 8 limes
  • kosher salt
  • canning jars
Instructions
  1. Wash the fruit well If you can buy organic, that is a great option as the skins are not removed for the preserving process.
  2. Cut 5 or each fruit into fourths.
  3. Cut the 3 remaining into halves for juicing.
  4. In the bottom of each jar add 2 generous tablespoons of salt.
  5. Take another 2 tablespoons and salt the wedges liberally.
  6. Tightly pack the lemon and lime wedges into the jars adding a few more teaspoons of salt .
  7. Press the fruit in tightly forcing some the juice to be released.
  8. Top up the jars with freshly squeezed juiced form the remaining halves.
  9. Seal tightly.
Recipe by Nutmeg Disrupted at https://nutmegdisrupted.com/preseving-lemons-limes/