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Easy Tomato Jam

Yield Serves 6
We love the big flavors of homegrown tomatoes. Use your backyard bounty to make Easy Tomato Jam. Use the tomato jam spread over your favorite spread or as a sauce over your favorite main dish or veggie.


  • 4 pounds peeled, seeded, and chopped tomatoes
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons orange zest
  • 2/3 cup orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

How to Make It

  1. Simmer tomatoes, sugar, orange zest, orange juice, lemon zest, lemon juice, dried crushed red pepper, and salt over medium-low heat, stirring, 1 hour. Cool, cover, and chill.