Preserved Meyer Lemons Silver Oak Winery Chef Dominic Orsini Learn how to properly preserve Meyer Lemons with this recipe that uses a traditional canning method and culinary tips from the Silver Oak Winery Chef.
Preserved Meyer Lemons
In this recipe we preserve Meyer lemons using a traditional canning method.
Yeilds 4 pounds / Prep time: / Total time:
- In a large bowl mix the lemons, salt, pepper, bay leaves and juniper berries. Pack the lemons into sanitized mason jars filling them all the way to the top.
- Bring the lemon juice to a gentle simmer and pour into each jar making sure the lemons are submerged in the juice and leaving a ¼ inch space. Fill the remainder of the space with olive oil.
- Follow the USDA home canning guidelines for recommendations for proper home canning procedures. Be sure to use clean and sanitary methods to properly process and seal the jars.
- The lemons will be ready to serve after one month and will last up to a year stored in a cool dark pantry.