Tomato jam recipe

Sharon Hanna shares her fabulous and easy tomato jam recipe.

This tomato jam recipe is amazing and dead easy, and your home will smell fabulous when you make it

It’s wonderful served with a variety of foods, including cold chicken or turkey, fish, meats, grilled cheese sandwiches and much more.

Tomato jam ingredients

7 lbs. (3.2 kg) tomatoes, skinned
2 cups (500 mL) white vinegar
1 Tbsp. (15 mL) salt
Handful of mixed pickling spices in cheesecloth bag
6 cups (1.5 L) granulated sugar

Tomato jam directions

1. Boil first four ingredients together for one hour, stirring with a wooden spoon.
2. Add the sugar and simmer until thickened, about 30 minutes, removing bag of spices halfway.
3. Meanwhile, prepare jars by washing, then sterilizing.
4. Fill jars with jam, then cap.
5. No processing is required if you use the jam within a year.

This recipe makes about a dozen 8-ounce (250 mL) jars, but can easily be halved if needed.