How to peel tomatoes for canning

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Start with garden-fresh tomatoesSetting up to Peel TomatoesYou'll know the tomatoes are ready to peel when the skin starts to split.Submerge tomatoes in boiling water.Shocking the tomatoes to lock in flavorYour tomatoes are ready to can
Start with garden-fresh tomatoes
Start with garden-fresh tomatoes
Setting up to Peel Tomatoes
Setting up to Peel Tomatoes
You'll know the tomatoes are ready to peel when the skin starts to split.
You'll know the tomatoes are ready to peel when the skin starts to split.
Submerge tomatoes in boiling water.
Submerge tomatoes in boiling water.
Shocking the tomatoes to lock in flavor
Shocking the tomatoes to lock in flavor
Your tomatoes are ready to can
Your tomatoes are ready to can

 Step 1: Get a large pot of water boiling and next to that, place a large bowl or container 3/4 full of ice water.

Step 2: Carefully place the tomatoes into the boiling water and make sure they're completely submerged.

Step 3: Once the skin starts to split apart (appr. 2 minutes), remove from water and immediately submerge in the ice water.

Step 4: After the tomatoes have cooled down enough, remove from water and peel away the skin with your fingers and discard skins.

Step 5: Halve tomatoes and squeeze out seeds if desired. You're now ready to can.

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