Easy Tomato Jam

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.

Yield: Serves 6
Recipe from Southern Living

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  • 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


  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.
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