How to Peel a Tomato Easily

How to Peel a Tomato Easily

You can peel tomatoes quite easily if you bring them close to an open flame. You can add the peeled tomatoes to salads or simmered dishes.


Boiling water
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1. Make a criss cross slit in the side of the tomato opposite to the stem. Stick a fork through the stem, and sear the tomato over a flame for 20-30 seconds.
2. When the skin has begun to burst, soak the tomato in cold water and peel it.

Story Behind this Recipe

I've been peeling tomatoes this way for a while now.
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