Smoked Tomatoes

Raven Higheagle


This is the same method as the smoked jalapenos. You can use these tomatoes in many different ways to add a smoky flavor to sauces and salad dressings.


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Makes 2 Cups
5 Min
30 Min


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2 c
hickory or mesquite chips
4 large

How to Make Smoked Tomatoes


  • 1Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
    To smoke tomatoes, put 2 cups hickory or mesquite chips in the bottom of a 4-inch deep heavy roasting pan.
  • 2Cover the chips with water and let sit for 5 minutes.
  • 3Drain the water and cover the chips with foil.
  • 4Core 4 large tomatoes and score the tops and bottoms with an X, using a sharp knife.
  • 5Place tomatoes on the foil, cover tightly with additional foil, and put in the oven for 10 minutes. (The foil will puff up like you're making Jiffy Popcorn.)
  • 6Turn the oven down to 250 degrees and cook for 30 minutes longer, until the tomatoes are slightly browned.
  • 7Allow the tomatoes to cool before peeling.
  • 8Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 1 week. Makes 2 Cups.

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