How Do You Freeze Raw Tomatoes?

How Do You Freeze Raw Tomatoes?

Rinse your tomatoes with water and dry with a paper towel. Cut away the stem scar and arrange the tomatoes on a cookie sheet to freeze. Once frozen, you can store them in a freezer bag until you're ready to thaw them out.

  1. Select firm, ripe tomatoes

    Discard any that are spoiled.

  2. Rinse with water and dry completely

    Rinse the tomatoes under running water. Use a clean towel or paper towel to dry them thoroughly.

  3. Arrange the tomatoes on a cookie sheet and freeze

    Once the tomatoes are completely frozen, move them to a freezer bag or plastic container.

  4. To thaw and peel

    Run the frozen tomatoes under warm water; the peels should come off easily.

  5. Eat within eight months

    Enjoy your frozen tomatoes within eight months for maximum flavor and enjoyment!