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Stewed Tomatoes

Easy to make tomato recipe simmers for just 30 minutes to make homemade stewed tomatoes that can be served as a dinner side dish or can be canned. So simple and so delicious—and a great way to use your Red Beefsteak tomatoes!

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Stewed Tomatoes

Easy to make tomato recipe simmers for just 30 minutes to make homemade stewed tomatoes that can be served as a dinner side dish or can be canned. So simple and so delicious—and a great way to use your Red Beefsteak tomatoes!

  • Author: Norann Oleson
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 6 1x
  • Category: Sides & Sauces

Ingredients

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  • 10 Red Beefsteak or Roma tomatoes
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon freshly chopped parsley
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper

Instructions

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to boil, and plunge the whole tomatoes in the boiling water for 30 seconds.
  2. Remove tomatoes, and place them immediately in an ice bath (a large bowl of ice and cold water).
  3. When cooled, peel the tomatoes. Discard the skins (or compost them!).
  4. Dice the tomatoes up to desired eating size.
  5. In a large pot on medium heat, combine all ingredients.
  6. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
  7. Serve fresh, store in a Mason jar, or freeze in a bag for using later.

Have you tried this recipe? It’s so easy and will warm you up when cooked on a cool or chilly evening—please tell us how it turned out for you.

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