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15 Ways to Preserve Tomatoes

Each method has its own set of pros and cons, and the best way to preserve your tomatoes will depend on your time, space, and homestead  kitchen equipment.

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Canning tomatoes is a good way to preserve them to use in sauces, soups, stews and casseroles. 

Dehydrated tomatoes can add flavor and nutrients to your soups, salads, and pastas.

Tomato sauce is a versatile way to preserve tomatoes for the winter. It can be used on pasta, pizza, or as a dipping sauce (try it with hardtack and parmesan cheese.)

Freeze tomatoes  in a single layer on a baking sheet in the freezer.

Make tomato powder by grinding your dehydrated tomatoes using a food processor, blender, or coffee grinder.

Other options include BBQ sauce, tomato soup, salsa and sauce. Get 15+ more ideas in our blog post.

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