Easy Stewed Tomatoes
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If you've ever wondered how to make stewed tomatoes like Grandma used to, this recipe is what you're looking for! These Easy Stewed Tomatoes are a sure-fire family favorite with down-home goodness that tastes better than the store-bought kind. Now you can whip up this recipe for stewed tomatoes any day of the week and take a trip down memory lane, all the way back to Grandma's kitchen!
What You'll Need
- 6 to 8 fresh, very ripe tomatoes, peeled, or 1 can (28 ounces) whole tomatoes
- 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
- 2 cups crumbled bread (any kind)
- 1 tablespoon diced onion (optional)
What to Do
Put tomatoes in a large deep skillet. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 10 to 15 minutes.
Add all remaining ingredients and cook until thick, stirring occasionally.
- Serve it hot as a side dish.
- We use canned tomatoes most of the time 'cause it's so much easier, but if you've got a lot of fresh starting-to-go-soft tomatoes around, this will turn them into a delicious, easy stewed tomatoes dinner.
- We've got even more easy tomato recipes where this came from! Check out our collection of Fresh Tomato Recipes: 20 Can't-Miss Recipes with Tomatoes.
- If you loved these Easy Stewed Tomatoes, check out our free eCookbook, Tasty, Easy Vegetable Recipes: 35 Vegetable Side Dishes, Dinners, and More.
Nutritional InformationShow More
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Calories 186
- Calories from Fat 88
- Total Fat 9.8g 15 %
- Saturated Fat 5.7g 28 %
- Trans Fat 0.4g 0 %
- Protein 3.9g 8 %
- Cholesterol 23mg 8 %
- Sodium 1,068mg 45 %
- Total Carbohydrates 23g 8 %
- Dietary Fiber 3.1g 12 %
- Sugars 9.7g 0 %