6 Reviews

I am not sure what actual Rotel tomatoes should taste like but these are great. I used them in a recipe the other that called for Rotels and you cant buy them here so I made this recipe. Worked great, they would be great on hand for chili, casseroles or spaghetti sauce.

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Tara March 26, 2002

We cannot buy rotel tomatoes where I live so this is perfect for me. Love the fact that it is freezable. Thank you!

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shellbee January 20, 2009

Have never seen Rotel tomatoes here in a can so you can imagine that I was very pleased to find this recipe. So easy to make and great taste. Used some for a pastasauce, a casserole and a chili. One batch I just had as it was, as a sauce over rice one day when I was too hurried to make anything "elaborate". This will certainly be made again when I run out of my freezer-stored batches, want to have it on hand. Thanks for posting.

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Chef Dudo October 29, 2008

I didn't realize Rotel would be so simple to make. My husband eats a 'store bought' can almost every day. He says it's better than rotel. A great way to use up summer tomatoes. I did can instead of freezing ( Water bath for 15 minutes). Also when cooking down the juice, I just cooked until it looked right. It was perfect.

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Janie from TX June 26, 2007

This is excellent! I used it in Eddie Shipman's Tortilla Soup II recipe. I didn't see any sense in buying Rotel when I had so many tomatoes canned already. I used 2 quarts of tomatoes, and made it mild, as my husband doesn't like things too spicy, but I do, so I could "spice up mine with extra jalapenos", and we both had an easy, delicious supper, courtesy of Miss Annie, and Eddie Shipman, thanks, this definitely is good. I've yet to try anything of Miss Annie's that hasn't been something we loved, I like the way they do it in Texas. ;) I've bought Rotel once or twice, but this IS better!

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Teresa M January 22, 2006

Simple and basic.Caution.While cutting the chilies, be aware if you have any small cuts on your fingers , the juices will burn.Also avoid touching your face or sensetive areas until you THOROGHLY was your hands!

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