How to Jar Roma Tomatoes

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How to Jar Roma Tomatoes Recipe
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Wash the tomatoes with a damp cloth, removing any dirt

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Put water on to boil. Stainless bowl with ice water is for shocking tomatoes after boiling.

Put water on to boil. Stainless bowl with ice water is for shocking tomatoes after boiling.

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Squeeze lemons. 1tbl juice per 500ml jar. (Later)

Squeeze lemons. 1tbl juice per 500ml jar. (Later)

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We boiled lids just in case. But just washed the jars.

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Rinsed and washed.

Rinsed and washed.

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Boiling for 30 seconds or so.

Boiling for 30 seconds or so.

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Drop in ice bath before peeling.

Drop in ice bath before peeling.

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Score and peel

Score and peel

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Fill jars, push out air. Add 1tbls lemon juice per jar.

Fill jars, push out air. Add 1tbls lemon juice per jar.

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Clean inside and outside top of jar with clean paper towel

Clean inside and outside top of jar with clean paper towel

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Ready to seal.

Ready to seal.

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Sealed with sterilized lids.

Sealed with sterilized lids.

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Boiling stars. Note towel in bottom to avoid too much rattling.

Boiling stars. Note towel in bottom to avoid too much rattling.

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We boiled for 40+ minutes just to be sure.

We boiled for 40+ minutes just to be sure.

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I added water occasionally to ensure that the jars remained covered.

I added water occasionally to ensure that the jars remained covered.

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Voila! Finished products! We did not strain or remove seeds and membranes of the tomatoes. So there is a bit of water on the bottom.

Voila! Finished products! We did not strain or remove seeds and membranes of the tomatoes. So there is a bit of water on the bottom.

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Labeled! (Wide mouth jars were easier to fill).

Labeled! (Wide mouth jars were easier to fill).

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Packed and ready for home. All seals tight and slightly concave.

Packed and ready for home. All seals tight and slightly concave.

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