Removing Tomato Skins

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How do I get the skins off the tomatoes?

Removing Tomato Skins

To remove tomato skins, wash the tomatoes and dip in boiling water for about 30 to 60 seconds, or until the skins begin to split. Dip the tomatoes in cold water, and slip the skins right off.



8/26/2007 7:38:05 PM
Michael said:

Had doubts, however, I tried it and it worked great!


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