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Tomato Jam


Tomato Jam

Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Appetizer, Dessert, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine spanish


  • 2 Large Tomatoes Very ripe
  • 1 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 4 Tbsp Lemon Juice About 1 medium lemon
  • Bunch of Mint  OPTIONAL but recomended


  • Fill a large bowl with cold water and set aside.
  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  • Place the tomatoes in the boiling pot for 2 minutes.
  • Remove the tomatoes from the pot and put them in a cold water bath. Once cold, or at room temperature, peel them.
  • Put the tomatoes into a blender or food procesor and blend them up (it shouldn't take more than a minute).
  • In a sauce pan, combine the sugar, lemon juice, mint (if using) and the tomatoes (that were already blended). Stir on a low to medium heat for 10 minutes. Place a lid on the sauce pan and leave it on a low heat for 35- 45 minutes. Remove the mint.
  • Remove the jam from the heat and transfer to a clean jar. Cover and cool completely before moving the jam to the fridge.
  • Serve with cheese, crackers or with your favorite snack!
  • Enjoy and Bon profit!
Keyword jam, tomato, tomatoes

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  3. Now this sounds fantastic!! I recently ate a burger that had tomato jam on it and it was wonderful!! Pinned this one!! 🙂

      1. I once received a jar of tomato marmalade (homemade from someone in Panama) and loved it but haven’t been able to find anything similar – I think yours might do the trick! 💝

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Tomato Jam

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