Zesty Stewed Tomatoes

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Shannon Fernekes

This recipe is good for stews, rice, grits, or anything you choose to use stewed tomatoes for. This also freezes well. Serving size, cook time and prep time is approximate.

Top Review by AlwaysAl

This was an easy recipe and it went great with Mac n Cheese.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cross cut tomatoes on top and bottom.
  2. In a large pot, boil for 3-5 minutes.
  3. Remove tomatoes and place in a colander (make sure colander is inside a bowl to catch any juices).
  4. Cool tomatoes until they can be handled (tomatoes should still be warm).
  5. Using your thumb and a small knife, peel and core tomatoes over colander.
  6. Add tomatoes and remaining ingredients to pot.
  7. Cook over medium heat for about 1 hour, stirring occasionally and breaking up tomatoes while stirring.
  8. Allow to cool to room temperature if you are going to store in freezer.

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