Simple Easy Homemade Canned Tomatoes
fresh tomatoes fresh sprigs of basil or oregano lemon juice clean or sterile jars
Wash tomatoes and cut a small 'x' in the bottom.
Place tomatoes in boiling water.
Place the tomatoes in an ice bath to cool.
The skins should just slide right off. Cut into quarters.
Place a 1/4 of the tomatoes in a large pot. Boil and crush. Add the rest of the tomatoes.
Add lemon juice, herb sprig and tomatoes to each jar.
Add lids and rims to jars. Process in a boiling water bath. See post for processing times.
Remove jars to a towel lined counter. Cool and store.
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