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       Title: Basic Sugarless Vegetarian Mincemeat
  Categories: Fruits, Diabetic, Low-fat/cal
       Yield: 12 servings
       3 c  Apple pulp, some skins            3/4 ts Nutmeg
     1/2 lg Lemon with peel, ground           3/4 ts Cloves
       1 md Orange with peel, ground          3/4 ts Allspice (optional)
       1 c  Seedless raisins, ground          1/2 ts Salt (optional)
 	    1 c  Seedless raisins whole 	     2 tb Flour (or 1 tb
      arrowroot fl)
       1 c  Currants (or more raisins)        1/4 c  Date sugar (optional)
       2 ts Cinnamon                        1 1/2 ts Rum flavoring (optional)
   Quarter and core apples, but do not peel.  Grind in old-fashioned meat
   grinder (food processor makes them too fine), using medium-coarse
   blade. Remove seeds from lemon and orange, grind and add to apples.
   Grind 1 cup raisins.
   Mix all ingredients except rum flavoring in large bowl, stirring in
   spices and flour, then date sugar if desired.  Add flavoring and mix
   again. Place in covered bowl or other container with tight lid;
   refrigerate at least one week before using or canning.  (1/2 inch
   head space, boiling water bath 20 min for pints after water returns
   to boil, longer for altitudes over 1000 ft.)  If any jars fail to
   seal, freeze for later use.
   To freeze after refrigerating for the recommended week, place in clean
   freezer containers or jars, leaving 1/2 inch at top.  Cover with
   clean lids and place in sharp-freeze section of freezer until frozen.
   Thaw overnight in the refrigerator before using.  Makes 1 quart,
   enough for 2 8-inch pies.
   1/4 cup 116 calories, 2 diabetic fruit exchanges Protein 1, fat 0,
   carbohydrate 28 grams, 0 cholesterol If salt omitted, 1/4 cup
   contains 7 mg sodium.
   Source:  Canning and Preserving without Sugar by Norma M. MacRae, R.D.
   Third Edition 1993 ISBN 1-56440-163-4 Shared but not tested by
   Elizabeth Rodier Oct 93