Tomato Butter (Sweet Chili Sauce)

Total Time
Prep 6 hrs
Cook 0 mins

This is one of my grandmother's recipes which has been passed on. Delicious accompaniment for baked or grilled meat or as a base for a barbecue sauce.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel and chop tomatoes and add to a large pot. Add 4 cups vinegar and let stand for 2-3 hours. Boil 10 minutes, then add cloves, allspice, salt, and dry mustard. Boil one hour then add 3 lbs. brown sugar. Boil 1 hour, then add cornstarch and boil for 1/2 hour more.
  2. Jar and seal.


Most Helpful

My mother in law use to make this with 1 variation, substitute malt vinegar. Great on eggs, potatoes & my favourite breakfast sausage. Now every tomatoe season I make a 10 lb batch to keep the rest o the family supplied. The bonus is how yummy the house smells when making it.

Donna W. June 22, 2014

This is a fantastic receipe! I use the tomato butter as a topping on meatloaf and it is simply irresistable!

ngilmore September 23, 2008

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