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How To Skin Tomatoes – Works For Peaches Too!

Some recipes require removing the skin from tomatoes before adding them to the rest of the ingredients. Sounds a bit messy and may be intimidating for the less experienced cook, but the process is really quite simple!

BushelHere’s how you do it…

Next: If you need to seed them as well, just cut in half and gently squeeze out the seeds and watery insides (you’ll find more details on this page [1]).

This is commonly done for things like homemade pizza sauce [2] and salsa [3] recipes, the reason is to avoid having strings of tough fruit in the dish.

This works for peaches too (ideal for canning and preserving). Here’s how…

For best results work with only a few at a time, if you’re dealing with too large a quantity you won’t be able to remove them from the boiling water quickly enough and they may cook too long.