If your garden is anything like mine, by the time you are winding down it starts to produce and produce! A person can only eat so many tomatoes, but they sure are good in the winter...
Let's freeze some diced tomatoes to use in recipes this winter.
Blanch in boiling water for 2-3 minutes to loosen the skin. It's hot, girl! You can plunge them into a bowl of ice water immediately after you remove them.:
Slide the skins off, lickety split!
Core, dice, and weigh (14.5 oz. is the equivalent of a can of tomatoes):
If you plan to make sauce with your tomatoes, half them and scoop out the seeds with your fingers. Set them in a colander to drain before bagging them up!
Stack up your baggies and freeze and they will be ready for your recipes this winter!
Here is the Perfect Chili recipe that calls for canned tomatoes.
Do you freeze your veggies for the long winter?