Ripening Green Tomatoes

Asked September 3, 2017, 3:12 PM EDT

I have an abundance of Green Tomatoes (Early Girl). What is the best method to get them to ripen and are there any other good uses for them.
Tim Radley

Arapahoe County Colorado

1 Response

Here are a couple of goods links for how to best ripen green tomatoes:

http://planttalk.colostate.edu/topics/vegetables/1832-harvesting-ripening-tomatoes/

http://frontrangefoodgardener.blogspot.com/search?q=green+tomatoes


Check out the Nutrition, Food Safety & Health part of CSU Extension. There are recipes for pickled green tomatoes, salsas and also good tips for canning at our high altitude. Using the search box, enter 'green tomatoes':

http://extension.colostate.edu/topic-areas/nutrition-food-safety-health/


Finally, fellow tomato growers in Alaska and other very cold climates have the issue of un-ripened fruit before their short growing season is gone, so they have a lot of recipes for green tomatoes:

http://www.uaf.edu/files/ces/publications-db/catalog/hec/FNH-00024.pdf/