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How to freeze tomatoes

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Freeze tomatoes It is very common in kitchens since tomato is a product widely used in kitchens and the only way to have natural tomato throughout the year is freezing it. There are several ways to freeze the tomato, next we tell you some.

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Freeze tomatoes in juice

Cut the tomatoes in quarters or eighths. Cook over low heat for 5 to 10 minutes. Pass them through a sieve. If desired, add 1 teaspoon of salt for every 4 cups of juice.

Freeze boiled tomatoes

Clean the tomatoes by washing them individually under a stream of water. Remove the stem of the tomatoes. Fill a pot with water and bring to a boil. Dip two to three tomatoes at a time into the water. Remove the tomatoes from the pot with a spoon when the skin begins to loosen (after 30 seconds). Immediately bathe the tomatoes in ice water. This prevents tomatoes from cooking and losing more skin. Remove the skin of tomatoes, use a serrated knife to remove any stubborn skin and cut the center of the tomato. In this place you can freeze whole or cut tomatoes in half or quarter. Put the tomato in plastic bags and freezer.

Freeze raw tomatoes

Dip the tomatoes in boiling water for 30 to 60 seconds to peel off the skin. Peel and remove the heart of the tomatoes. Freeze tomatoes whole or in pieces.

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Tips
  • Do not reconstitute tomatoes once they have been thawed. Since they will lose their integrity and will not have the same good taste as before.
  • Ripe grape tomatoes taste better fresh or frozen.
  • If you didn't grow your own tomatoes, visit the market to have a wide selection of ripe tomatoes. Choose those that have vivid and tender colors.

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