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Old 07-31-2010, 07:34 PM   #1
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Question tomatoes everywhere-freezer tomato recipe request please

Help me! I need some freezer tomato recipes. My mother got carried away in the spring and planted way too many tomato plants and horrors-wants to give me-not a handful, or a sack full no....she wants to give me 4 gallons worth of cherry, beef steak and roma. I'm not really a tomato person so I want her to use her tomatoes, she doesn't can but does freeze a lot of things.

What are your favorite tomato freezer recipes? Doesn't have to be low fat or 'diet'. I just want to give her options so she won't be giving them all to me.

Sarah in MD
49 years old, 5' highest weight-199lbs . Started SBD Jan 2004, lost 47 pounds in 6 months, then slowly gained it all back.

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Old 07-31-2010, 10:08 PM   #2
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We don't like whole tomatoes much either, so I pulverize my tomatoes in a blender, then cook them down with onions, celery, and about a teaspoon of lemon juice per quart. After the 'juice' is down to about 2/3rds of what I started with, I just freeze it in quart containers to use for chili, soups, and casseroles all winter. It's really good! Use as much onion and celery as you like-we like a lot of onion Enjoy!

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Old 07-31-2010, 10:10 PM   #3
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Roast, puree and freeze.
Boil, reduce and freeze.

Then, they can be used to make gazpacho, spaghetti sauce, tomato soup and so on.
I'm setting my sights on getting under 200 pounds. I'll reevaluate after reaching ONEderland!
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