Ever thought of how to preserve your tomatoes without using modern facilities? Tomato is considered both, a fruit and vegetable and forms an integral part of cuisines all across the globe, especially in the Mediterranean region. Daily consumption of tomatoes provides a great boost to health, along with improving the flavor of food.
You find them in countless different foods, including pasta, pizzas, ketchup, various beverages, and as an included flavor element in dishes from breakfast to dinner. They are relatively easy to cultivate and grow very quickly, making them a quickly replaceable food source, which is a big reason why it is a staple food for many nations.
The many health benefits of tomatoes can be attributed to their wealth of nutrients and vitamins, including an impressive amount of vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin K, as well as significant amounts of vitamin B6, folate, and thiamin.
They are also a good source of potassium, manganese, magnesium, phosphorous, and copper. They also have dietary fiber and protein, as well as a number of organic compounds like lycopene that also contribute to the overall health benefits that tomatoes can confer to our health!
I promised myself not to struggle to buy tomatoes this December with this recession so I decided to now and use from December till when I exhaust the last bottle.
Could it be possible?
Simple buy your fresh Tomato
– wash and blend
-boil till water dries up
-wash and dry your bama or salad cream bottles as in the case of this picture (cos I could easily finish it in one use)
-scoop the tomato paste into the bama bottles
-then cover first with foil paper.
-finally cover with its cover. (job almost done)
-lastly place the bottles into a bigger pot and boil sometime. Then bring them out and finito.
Your tomato paste is ready for keeps
Shelf life 9 months
-All Utensils must be well sterilized.
-Boil the bottles on low heat for 15 minutes.
Have you tried preserving your fresh tomatoes at home? What method did you use?
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