Preserved Lemons

20
Servings
24d
Prep Time
0m
Cook Time
24d
Ready In

Recipe: #38467

April 10, 2022

Categories: Fruit, Lemon



"for gift giving -- jar can stay in refrigerator for up to 6 months. Makes 1 1/2 cups with a serving size of about 1 tablespoon to be used as a condiment to be used with savory dishes. Recipe source: Bon Appetit (April, 2008)"

Original recipe yields 20 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (88 g)
  • Calories 34.1
  • Total Fat - 1.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 2831 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 7.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.1 g
  • Sugars - 1.9 g
  • Protein - 0.8 g
  • Calcium - 21.7 mg
  • Iron - 0.5 mg
  • Vitamin C - 40.5 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Cut a small slice from the end of each of the 8 lemons so they can stand upright and then cut each lemon lengthwise into quarters, cutting to but not through the opposite end. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon kosher salt into each lemon. Place the lemons in a bowl and sprinkle with the remaining kosher salt, juice , water and olive oil. Let stand, partially covered, at room temperature for 2 days, stirring occasionally and pressing to extract juice form lemons.

Step 2

Cover, refrigerate for 3 weeks; stirring occasional and pressing to extract juice from lemons.

Step 3

Rinse the lemons the remove the seeds and white pith; chop the peel. Place chopped peel in a bowl and cover and refrigerate for up to 6 months.

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