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Preserved Lemons

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This method calls for a two-phase process. During the first phase, scored lemons stuffed with salt sit for a week in a Mason jar. During the second phase, rosemary, chile, lemon juice and olive oil are added to the jar and everything mingles together for three more weeks.
Preserved Lemons Recipe | SideChef
This method calls for a two-phase process. During the first phase, scored lemons stuffed with salt sit for a week in a Mason jar. During the second phase, rosemary, chile, lemon juice and olive oil are added to the jar and everything mingles together for three more weeks.
Alexandra's Kitchen
Alexandra Stafford is the blogger behind Alexandra's Kitchen, a food blog featuring mostly simple, sometimes fussy but always seasonal recipes.
http://www.alexandracooks.com/
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Alexandra Stafford is the blogger behind Alexandra's Kitchen, a food blog featuring mostly simple, sometimes fussy but always seasonal recipes.
http://www.alexandracooks.com/
20min
Total Time
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Ingredients

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Servings:
12
Serves 12
1/3 cup
or Kosher Salt
2 sprigs
(optional)
1
Large  Red Chili Pepper
(optional)
to taste
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Nutrition Per Serving

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CALORIES
14
FAT
0.2 g
PROTEIN
0.6 g
CARBS
4.4 g

Cooking Instructions

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Step 1
Before starting, find a jar large enough to accommodate all of the lemons snugly—I used a 2-quart jar. To sterilize it, fill it with boiling water, leave for a minute, and then empty it. Allow it to dry out naturally without wiping it so it remains sterilized.
Step 2
Wash the Lemons (6) and cut a deep cross all the way from the top to within 3/4 inch from the base.
Step 3
Stuff the lemons with Coarse Sea Salt (1/3 cup) and place in the jar.
Step 4
Push the lemons in tightly so they are squeezed together snugly. Seal the jar and leave in a cool spot for at least a week.
Step 5
After the initial period, remove the lid and press the lemons as hard as you can to squeeze out as much of the juice as possible.
Step 6
Add the Fresh Rosemary (2 sprigs) , Red Chili Pepper (1) , and lemon juice if using, and cover with a thin layer of Olive Oil (to taste) .
Step 7
Seal the jar and leave in a cool place for at least 4 weeks. The longer you leave them, the better the flavor. Enjoy!
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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
14
% Daily Value*
Fat
0.2 g
0%
Saturated Fat
0.0 g
0%
Trans Fat
--
--
Cholesterol
--
--
Carbohydrates
4.4 g
2%
Fiber
1.3 g
5%
Sugars
1.3 g
--
Protein
0.6 g
1%
Sodium
1632.6 mg
71%
Vitamin D
--
--
Calcium
12.0 mg
1%
Iron
0.3 mg
2%
Potassium
75.3 mg
2%
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