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Traditional Stewed Tomatoes

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Cuisine American
Method Stewed
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20-35 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
for ripe tomatoes
for green tomatoes
for variety
Cuisine American
Method Stewed
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20-35 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
for ripe tomatoes
for green tomatoes
for variety
Instructions
  1. Remove stem ends and quarter medium-sized ripe or green tomatoes (peel ripe tomatoes, if preferred).
  2. Add 1 tablespoon minced onion for flavor, if desired.
  3. Cover and cook until tender — 10 to 20 minutes for ripe tomatoes, 20 to 35 for green.
  4. Season with 1 teaspoon salt; a little pepper; sugar, if desired — 1/2 teaspoon for ripe tomatoes, 1 tablespoon for green; and 1 tablespoon fat.
for variety
  1. For variety, add 1/2 cup of soft bread crumbs before serving or top with toasted bread cubes. Six servings.
for canned tomatoes
  1. Season canned tomatoes in the same way as fresh ripe, and heat (if onion is added cook until onion is tender).
With onions or celery
  1. Cook together half us much sliced onion or chopped celery as ripe tomatoes. (1:1:1 ratio)
  2. Season as above.
  3. Cook covered until onion or celery is tender — about 20 minutes.
Recipe Notes

This is an excellent way to use the outer stalks of celery that are less desirable for eating raw.

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