Food Storage & SkillsPreserving Whole Tomatoes for Winter in Just Minutes

Preserving Whole Tomatoes for Winter in Just Minutes

At the end of the season of the garden when we are scrambling to get all the produce in and used most of us turn to canning or freezing to preserve the harvest. This method of preserving whole tomatoes for winter in just minutes is a game changer.  You will not need a canner or to spend hours in the kitchen over a hot stove canning your tomatoes.

Preserving Whole Tomatoes for Winter in Just Minutes

This method preserves the tomatoes with salt and they last for months. When you are ready to make your spaghetti sauce, pizza sauce or what ever you use your canned tomatoes for you will have these just waiting for you. Because they are not cooked you don’t lose that fresh tomato flavor.

You can preserve your tomatoes in canning jars or any food grade container that has a lid.  The fastest of all would be a five gallon bucket. You could actually put up a whole five gallon bucket of tomatoes in under a half hour. You can also add garlic, basil or other herbs if you wish. That way when you get ready to make your sauce everything will be there and the tomatoes will already have picked up some of the flavor of the herbs.

Carolyn from Homesteading Family shares the tutorial for preserving whole tomatoes for winter in just minutes. A super fast way to put up tomatoes that doesn’t require canning or freezing.


Paige Raymond
Paige Raymond
Raised in rural Montana and educated in Mechanical Engineering and Sustainable Development, Paige Raymond combines a practical mindset with a passion for self-reliance and sustainability. With expertise ranging from mechanical solutions and food preservation to emergency preparedness and renewable energy, Paige is a proud author with more than 5000 published articles.

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