Bdogschneebys Blanched Tomatoes

READY IN: 23mins
Recipe by bernard_grogan

Saving hundreds of tomatoes for the Fall/Winter/Spring.

Top Review by WI Cheesehead

What a great recipe, with clear directions! I needed to peel a couple of tomatoes to puree and add to my spaghetti sauce, but didn't remember how to blanch them. I looked up "blanch" and found this recipe. My small tomatoe was peeling at 1 1/2 minutes. The large one didn't peel, so I took out at 3 minutes, and after the cold bath, it peeled easily. Thanks so much!


  1. -Clean the Tomatoes.
  2. -Fill large pot with water, bring to a boil.
  3. -Fill large bowl with cold water.
  4. -Place some tomatoes into the boiling water.
  5. -Stir them around 1-3 minutes, until you start to see the skin peel. (Even if the skin is not peeling pull them from the hot water).
  6. -Place all tomatoes in the bowl of cold water, let them cool.
  7. -Take a knife and gouge out the stem, both ends.
  8. -Pull off the skin of the tomato, remove the seeds if you would like.
  9. -Quarter remaining, skinless tomato, place in a ziplock freezer bag.
  10. -Label the bag.

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