Tomato Jam

Deb Crane


This is a simple recipe full of taste! I found it in an old Bon Apetit magazine. It is so good! Spread on your Bruschetta. Use it in place of sliced tomatoes on sandwiches.....the possibilities are endless!


★★★★★ 3 votes

2 1/4 cups


  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 c
    chopped onions
  • 1 clove
    garlic (more if wanted)
  • 2 can(s)
    (14 ounce ea.) diced tomatoes in juice
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    thyme, dried
  • 1/2 tsp
    course ground kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp

How to Make Tomato Jam


  1. Heat oil in a pot. Caramelize onions and add garlic during the last minute of caramelizing the onions. Add tomatoes with their juices,sugar,thyme,salt and pepper. Cook over medium/high heat until almost all liquid evaporates and mixture is reduced to about 2 1/4 cups.
  2. You can can this recipe, or store in fridge for up to 2 weeks. (it wont last that long!) :)

Printable Recipe Card

About Tomato Jam

Show 33 Comments & Reviews

14 Fresh Tomato Dishes for Summer

14 Fresh Tomato Dishes for Summer

Tomatoes are available year-round, but sweet and juicy they are at their prime in the summer. If you grow them, you may be wondering what’s the best way to use fresh tomatoes. By weaving them into as many meals as you can! How about in an easy gazpacho soup or bruschetta? Or, use fresh tomatoes […]

15 Mediterranean-Influenced Dishes

15 Mediterranean-Influenced Dishes

The Mediterranean “diet” has been popular for years, but it’s really not a diet. More so, it’s a healthier eating lifestyle that limits processed foods. It gets its name because it includes foods from regions around the Mediterranean Sea, like Greece, Italy, and Spain. Vegetables, whole grains, legumes, fish, and healthy fats (such as olive […]

Fresh Fruit Recipes That Aren’t for Fruit Salad

Fresh Fruit Recipes That Aren’t for Fruit Salad

One of life’s simple pleasures in the summer is fresh fruit. We know it’s delicious to make a fruit salad and we have fantastic ones for summer here. But, we’re sharing 18 recipes that go beyond fruit salad. More than just for dessert, fresh fruit can be incorporated into main meals too. From breakfast to […]