FREDA GABLE Recipe

Breaded Tomatoes the Old Fashioned Way By Freda

By FREDA GABLE cookin4me


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6
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You asked for it. I found this "Old Recipe" in my stash of "Old Recipes".
My Grandma Made all (3) Of these. "Her's was Just called stewed tomatoes". I think She used the "2nd recipe" more often after she No longer Canned, or grew a garden.

Ifo Only:
I also Searched and found this recipe or Similar ones have many different Versions and Names.

This is the One(#2) That I recall as a Kid in the early 50's, I got all of these from my recipe Collection of past Family favorites.

Ingredients

BREADED STEWED TOMATOES
CMBINE IN A SAUCEPAN;
2 lbs
peeled and chopped fresh tomatoes
1/4 tsp
cloves, ground
2 Tbs
sugar
1/2 tsp
salt ( to taste)
4 slices
day old stale bread, cut in 1/2 inch cubes
4 Tbs
butte ( not margarine) melted
#2 GRANDMA'S OLD FASHIONED BREADED TOMATOES
1 Lg Can
whole tomatoes in their juice, cut and diced
1 Sm
onion chopped fine
1/4 Stk
butter
1 Tbs
sugar
salt and pepper ( to taste)
1 slice
white (stale or day old bread) not fresh bread
#3 STEWED TOMATOES HOMEMADE BY GRANDMA
12 med
tomatoes, scalded & peeled
1 med
green bell pepper, cut and diced
1 Large
onion chopped
1-2 stks
celery, chopped & diced
2 Tbs
oil
1 Tbs
brwn ugar
1 tsp
salt and dash of pepper (to taste)

Directions Step-By-Step

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RECIPE # 1.
Breaded Stewed Tomatoes Old Fashioned.

Preheat the Oven @ 400 degrees F.
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Combine Tomatoes, Cloves, Sugar and salt in Saucepan.
Cook overMed. Heat till tomatoes are tender. Pour into Shallow Baking dish.
Top tomatoes with the Stale Bread Cubes.
Pour Melted Butter over Bread Cubes.
Bake in 400 degree oven, till bread Crumbs are golden Brown.

This is a good way to get rid of Old bread heels and get Your Vegies too.
A Very thrifty recipe.
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RECIPE # 2
My Grandmas Stewed tomatoes

Saute Onion Very well in the butter over Med Heat.(do Not Brown)
Add: Tomatoes,I let this simmer about 15-20 min.
At the very End, I add the Bread Cubes and stir Carefully. I use I think (1) piece but may need a little more. Depends on how you remember your looking, and tasting.
It is served in a little glass side Dish per prson, topped with a tiny dab more of Butter on top.

NOTE: Some Recall & Use a cream in theirs, My grandmother Did not use any cream in hers.

Enjoy. . .My Grandmother would thank You for using this recipe. . . if she Knew.
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RECIPE #4
My Grandma's Homemade Stewed Tomatoes

Heat the Oil in a saucepan.
Chop Onion, Pepper, & Celery,
Add to Oil and Cook over Med Heat till good and tender.
Cut p the Scalded and Peeled Tomatoes, and add to the same pan.
Add: the Sugar, Salt and Pepper.
Reduce the Heat to Med Low (Simmer) and Cook for about 45 Min.
This makes 6-8 servings.

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30 Comments

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Connie Ottman cottman
Feb 23, 2014
My mom used to make this and I've looked everywhere for the recipe. Thanks for posting!!
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Tammy Cruz cozmikhugs
Jul 9, 2013
tastes just like what I remembered my grandmas tasting like. Thank you! I made the #2 version.
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FREDA GABLE cookin4me
Aug 10, 2012
Sandy, I would think You could can them like any tomato.
Hot Water bath I would Think would Be Fine.

Check for your accurate Canning Times in the Ball or kerr Books.
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Sandy Williams mypuddytatluvsme
Aug 10, 2012
Freda, after making the stewed tomatoes can you can them with hot water bath?
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FREDA GABLE cookin4me
Jul 16, 2012
You are So Very Welcome Rebekah, enjoy!!!