Tomato Jam

Tomato Jam
Recipe type: Jam
Cuisine: British
  • 2.75kg (6lb) sugar
  • 4kg (9lb) tomatoes
  • a little lemon juice
  • boiling water
  1. Boil a kettle of water while putting the tomatoes into a large heat proof bowl.
  2. Pour the boiling water over the tomatoes in the bowl, then drain and remove the skins from the tomatoes.
  3. Place the tomatoes, sugar and lemon juice in a preserving pan and bring to the boil.
  4. Continue boiling until the tomatoes become transparent and the juice resembles a thick syrup.
  5. Skim if necessary to keep the jam clear.
  6. Allow the jam to cool slightly before pouring into prepared jars.

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