Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr
Hands-on Time
15 Mins
Yield
Serves 8 (serving size: about 1/2 cup)

Toast the spice seeds in a small skillet over medium heat, stirring constantly, until they become fragrant and start to release their flavorful oils.

How to Make It

Step 1

Bring a large pot of water to boil. Cut an X in the base of each tomato. Add tomatoes to pot; boil 45 seconds. Rinse tomatoes under cold water until cool; peel. Discard skins. Place tomatoes in glass jars or a large glass bowl.

Step 2

Combine 2 3/4 cups water and sugar in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil; cook 2 minutes or until sugar dissolves, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add vinegar and remaining ingredients to water mixture; cool to room temperature. Pour vinegar mixture over tomatoes. Cover and let stand in refrigerator 1 week.

Chef's Notes

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