The Best Stewed Tomatoes Ever

The BEST Stewed Tomatoes Ever recipe!  This easy to make recipe simmers tomatoes for 30 minutes to make homemade stewed tomatoes that can be served as a dinner side dish or can be canned.  This how to make recipe shows you how easy they are to make! Find out why everyone considers them THE BEST!   We always use this as a canning recipe for our Summer garden tomatoes! 

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword stewed tomatoes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6


  • 10 tomatoes beef or roma variety
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper


  1. Bring a large pot of water to boil, plunge tomatoes in for 30 seconds. Remove, put immediately in a ice bath.
  2. Peel the tomatoes. Discard the skins.
  3. Dice the tomatoes up to desired size.
  4. In a large pot on medium heat, combine all ingredients.
  5. Simmer for 30 minutes.
  6. Then serve fresh or you can freeze them.

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