A SAVVY saver has shared how she makes her tomatoes last all year round without spending a penny.
But people say she is making a big mistake.
A savvy saver has shared how she makes her tomatoes last all year round without spending a penny[/caption]
Hayli freezer her tomatoes so they last all year round[/caption]
She says she believed everyone should be freezing their tomatoes.
Hayli said: “This is just a reminder that if you are not freezing your tomatoes… then you should be.”
“So you just throw them in the freezer whenever they are ripe until you get enough to use.”
This way Hayli can take her tomatoes out whenever she needs them.
The mum of five said: “Then when you’re ready to use them you’re gonna take them out of your freezer and let them thaw.”
“They start to look like this and then after a little while longer they look like.”
Hayli says there is one added bonus the tomatoes will be ready to peel after defrosting.
She said: “Then once they are thawed good the skin literally peels right off them.”
“You don’t have to worry about blanching them or anything like that Then they are ready to use.”
She added: “I do this method to use for Salsa, tomato paste/sauce, pasta sauce, marinara, etc :)”
One user said: “With the extra taste of freezer burn.”
Another said: “Yes, but when they drop below 38°, there’s a flavor component that shuts off and never returns.”
“Freezing tomato = mushy tomato,” said a third.
But some viewers said they thought it was a great idea.
One user said: “I made sauce with almost year of frozen tomatoes this week and it turned out great. not as bright as fresh sauce, but just as good as any from a jar.”
Another said: “Not all the frozen tomatoes keeping my frozen bananas company in my freezer waiting for their time to shine…”
“You can place them in there green and they’ll ripen too,” said a third.