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tomates concassÉes • chopped/crushed tomatoes –

Recipe by
Francine Lizotte
Surrey South, BC

This is a simple method used to prepare tomatoes or other vegetables for a variety of different recipes.

yield 1 /2 cup
prep time 5 Min
cook time 1 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For tomates concassÉes • chopped/crushed tomatoes –

  • 4 lg

How To Make tomates concassÉes • chopped/crushed tomatoes –

  • 1
    Remove the core of the tomatoes and discard them.
  • 2
    Using a sharp knife, make an "x" at the bottom.
  • 3
    Emerge prepared tomatoes in boiling water and process for 40 seconds at the most.
  • 4
    Remove tomatoes and plunge them in an ice water bath. Leave them in for 3 to 5 minutes.
  • 5
    Using a paring knife, peel off their skins and discard them. At this point, they can be crushed if desired.
  • 6
    Cut the tomatoes in half and remove the seeds; discard them. Chop or dice depending on the recipe.
  • 7
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