Canning Crushed Tomatoes

Canning Crushed Tomatoes

By August 21, 2012

  • Prep Time : 15 minutes
  • Cook Time : 60 minutes



  • Once you have Peeled tomatoes like this, crush tomatoes with a potato masher or pulse in your food processor until they are chopped to the constancy you like.
  • Then heat the tomatoes in a pan, bring to a light boil for 5 minutes.
  • In a Hot jar add 1 Tablespoon of bottled lemon juice or 1/4 teaspoon of citric acid and 1/2 teaspoon of salt for Pints, and 2 Tablespoons of Lemon juice or 1/2 teaspoon citric acid and 1 teaspoon of salt for quarts. Then add you tomatoes leaving 1/2 inch head space. Remove any air bubbles. Wipe Rim clean and place lids on the jars.
  • Process in water bath for 35 for pints and 45 minutes for quarts. Or process in a pressure canner for 10 minutes at 10 pounds of pressure.

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