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With the help of a small sharp knife, cut two small crossing incisions on the bottom of the tomato.
How To Peel Fresh Tomatoes.
We often use canned peeled tomatoes for our convenience. But how many times do we complain about the lack of flavor or the excessive acidity? No canned, or preserved tomatoes compare to fresh ones.
Bring water to a boil in a small saucepan. Drop the tomatoes in the boiling water and blanch for about 1 to 2 minutes until the edges of the cut tomato skin start opening up slightly.
Remove the tomatoes from the pan.
Pull the skin along the cut edges. The skin will come out very easily.
At this point, you can cut up the tomatoes and remove the seeds and watery part if necessary.
To use fresh tomato in your sauces or dishes, it is preferable to remove the skin and seed. Here, I will show you how to do this easily.