HOW TO MAKE diced tomatoes recipe from fresh tomatoes. Step by step instructions walk you through the beginning all the way up to freezing or canning them. This is a great way to preserve your garden tomatoes!
Course Main Course
Keyword diced tomatoes, homemade, how to make diced tomatoes
Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 10minutes
Total Time 15minutes
1poundtomatoesroma, plum or beef
Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
Add tomatoes to boiling water and let boil for 2 minutes.
Prepare large pot of cold water with ice cubes in to sit on your counter or in sink.
With slotted spoon remove tomatoes carefully from the boiling water and put in the pot of ice water.
Once you can touch tomatoes, pull their skins off.
Dice the tomatoes up into preferred size.
Put in sauce pan over medium high heat and bring to a boil. Add salt, pepper and basil. Stir.
Simmer for 10 minutes.
Enjoy immediately or freeze for later.
If freezing place in freezer safe bag and put in freezer. This will last for months.