Tomatoes In A Jar
Discover just how easy it is to can tomatoes. Whether you are growing your own tomatoes in the garden or buying a box from the local farmers market. Learn how to can tomatoes plus 7 amazing beginner tomato canning recipes to get you started.
Canning fresh tomatoes is super easy and you don’t require any real special equipment except a water bath canner or a large pot to process your cans of tomatoes.
How To Can Tomatoes
Discover just how easy it is to can tomatoes with this great step by step tomato canning video from Pro Home Cooks.
Canning Tomatoes For Beginners
Canning tomatoes is a great place for a beginner canner to start. Tomatoes are real easy to grow in your own garden and they are cheap to buy locally when in season.
Whether you are canning whole tomatoes, tomato sauce, pizza sauce, tomato paste or crushed tomatoes you don’t require a pressure canner as tomatoes only require a water bath canner.
Canned Whole Tomatoes
Canning whole tomatoes is very popular as they can be used later for tomato sauce, pizza sauce, homemade ketchup and so much more.
Canning whole tomatoes is faster and easier as you are canning the whole tomato instead of making tomato sauce then canning. The Spruce Eats has great step by step instructions for canning whole peeled tomatoes to help you get started.
Canned Roma Tomatoes
Roma tomatoes are a popular tomato for their sweetness, firmer texture and versatility. Roma tomatoes are great in homemade tomato sauce, pizza sauce, ketchup, crushed tomatoes and even as sundried tomatoes. Plus they are super easy to grow and a plentiful plant.
How To Prepare Tomatoes For Canning
When preparing tomatoes for canning you want to ensure the tomatoes are clean and free from rot or tomato blight. If you are making tomato sauce or other sauces you can freeze your tomato supply until you have enough tomatoes for your recipe. Just remove the tomato core and stem before freezing or canning.
How To Peel Whole Tomatoes
Peeling tomatoes is super easy. You will need a large pot of hot water and a sink full of ice cold water. Place your tomatoes in a pot of boiling water for 30 seconds to a minute and then transfer them to the ice water.
The skins will start to burst making it easy to remove the skins. You can use a melon baller or small knife to core your tomatoes.
If you are making sauce with your tomatoes the CucinaPro will remove the skins, seeds and core in one motion for you.
What You Can Make With Canned Tomatoes
Once your tomatoes are canned and on the shelf stored in jars you are ready to get cooking. Canned tomatoes can be used to make pasta sauce, tomato soup, chili, marinara sauce and many other tomato based recipes.
7 Amazing Tomato Canning Recipes
How To Make Tomato Paste – The Kitchn
Bruschetta In A Jar – Healthy Canning
Canning Tomato Sauce Step By Step – Lady Lee’s Home
Better Than Campbell’s Tomato Soup – My Casual Homestead
Homemade Enchilada Sauce – Back To Our Roots
Homemade Pizza Sauce – Hidden Springs Homestead
Homemade Ketchup – The Free Range Life
Tomato Canning Supplies
Canning Tomato Gifts
Homemade gifts are the way to go whether you are an avid canner, money is tight or you don’t know what to gift. People appreciate homemade items. And homemade food items are popular gifts to give and receive.
Selling Canned Tomatoes
DIY homemade food gifts like jams and jellies are very popular. Canned tomato salsa, homemade tomato sauce, homemade pizza sauce and homemade BBQ sauce are sure to sell. People love to buy locally made sauces, produce and handmade items. Contact your local farmers market for food preparation regulations and sales opportunities.