Stewed Tomatoes

4
Sheila Charette

By
@thyme4ma

Summer tomatoes are perfect for this. Use Ugly tomatoes that are very ripe.
Bacon grease adds a truly Southern taste to this dish, but olive oil could be substituted as a healthy, vegetarian alternative.

Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

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  • 1 lb
    ripe tomatoes
  • 1 Tbsp
    bacon drippings, or olive oil
  • 1 small
    onion, chopped
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried thyme
  • 1 tsp
    dried parsley
  • 1
    red pepper pod
  • 2 tsp
    salt, or to taste

How to Make Stewed Tomatoes

Step-by-Step

  1. Blanch and peel tomatoes. Quarter the tomatoes over a sieve, or colander. Reserve juices.
  2. Add bacon grease to dutch oven. Saute onion in dutch oven over medium heat until clear. 5-8 minutes. Add garlic and saute for 1 minute more.
  3. Add tomatoes and their juices, thyme, parsley, pepper pod and salt.
  4. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to low and simmer for 30 minutes.
  5. Store in non-reactive container for two days or freeze up to 2 months.

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About Stewed Tomatoes

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Other Tag: Healthy




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