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How to peel tomatoes

Tomato is commonly used fruit and there are plenty of ways to consume it. You probably saw the recipes asking for peeled tomatoes. It may be quite challenging if you don’t know how to do it. The following method makes this job easy and quick. 

ПомидорыStep 1.

Wash the tomatoes and remove the stems.

Step 2.

Cut a shallow X in the bottom of each fruit.

Step 3.

Put the tomatoes into just boiled water for 30 seconds to 1 minute. It take less for more ripe fruit, longer for less ripe.

Step 4.

Fish the tomatoes out of hot water and place them immediately into a bowl of cold water in order to stop the cooking process. Let them chill.

Step 5.

Remove the skin starting from X incision. In case the skin doesn’t slip off easily, plunge them into hot water once again. 

Step 6.

Well done! Lovely peeled tomatoes!

Posted on 19 August 2013