Homemade Tomato Preserves

Carol Lattier


I love old fashioned preserves (tomato, watermelon, green grape). They taste wonderful and remind me of my mother's kitchen.


★★★★☆ 2 votes

makes 6 pints
1 Hr
15 Min


How to Make Homemade Tomato Preserves


  1. Scaled, peel and crush 7 cups of ripe tomatoes. Combine crushed tomatoes (do not drain off liquid or seeds) and SureJell over mediumj high heat. Bring to a boil that cannot be stirred down.
  2. Add sugar all at once, stirring constantly: boil at a hard boil for 12-15 minutes. Pour into sterilized jars, cap and rim jars.
  3. Process in a hot water bath for 10 minutes after water comes to a rolling boil. Remove from heat and tighten rims. Let cool. Be sure to listen for the pop as the jars seal.

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About Homemade Tomato Preserves

Course/Dish: Jams & Jellies
Other Tag: For Kids

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