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homemade tomato preserves

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Carol Lattier
Tyler, TX

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

(2 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For homemade tomato preserves

  • 7 c
    crushed tomatoes
  • 7 c
  • 1
    lemon, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 4 box

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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