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What can I make with 6KG of lovely ripe tomatoes?

(18 Posts)
nobodysfool Sun 30-Jun-13 12:01:10

Is there anything else I can do that you can recommend apart from pasta sauce and chutney?

Moominsarehippos Sun 30-Jun-13 12:03:50

Ketchup - its lovely and keeps for yonks!

BoundandRebound Sun 30-Jun-13 12:03:50

Bloody marys

DowntonTrout Sun 30-Jun-13 12:11:09

Unripe tomatoes are better for chutney.

Try drying some out in a very low oven and preserving in olive oil with a few herbs or a bit of garlic for sundried

PinkyCheesy Sun 30-Jun-13 13:35:55

Gazpacho! Loads of garlic and some olive oil and you're all set grin drooool

UptoapointLordCopper Sun 30-Jun-13 15:45:33

sambal Just use lots more tomatoes. I roast instead of deepfry and the result is still nice.

5madthings Sun 30-Jun-13 15:49:06

I make tomato and lentil soup.

Chop an onion and fry, then add chopped tomatos and red lentils, fry for a few mins, add stock, tomato juice and a teaspoon of marmite, simmer for forty mins wish then whizz with a blender. We have it with grated cheese and nice bread smile

Wheresmycaffeinedrip Sun 30-Jun-13 15:55:01

Hfw honey roasted cherry tomatoes? Lovely on toast

chibi Sun 30-Jun-13 15:56:54


glastocat Sun 30-Jun-13 15:59:14

Ketchup, soup, pizza sauce.

nobodysfool Mon 01-Jul-13 11:13:50

Lovely ideas thanks smile

Moominsarehippos Mon 01-Jul-13 11:45:32

What are you going to make? Sainsburys has a sale on the Kilner (kilmer?) preserve jars and bottles, so you could make some very impressive prezzies!

I do vote for ketchup. Homemade is lovely and easy (but don't tell people that!). Only if you can bear the smell of boiling vinegar (it will melt your eyes!)

Food Qs for the day - do we need to boil the TB out of milk now?
Can you ear raw peas ouit of the shells? We used to as kids but I'm not so sure now!

MERLYPUSS Tue 02-Jul-13 12:19:06

Greek salad. I think tomatoes need to be oozing for the real effect.

LuisSuarezTeeth Tue 02-Jul-13 12:25:37

Ratatouille, salsa, sun dried tomato pesto?

Pantah630 Tue 02-Jul-13 20:36:18

HFW oven dried tomatoes sound good.

eastfield10 Wed 03-Jul-13 11:44:57

Soup, panzanella salad and tomato and almond pesto.

JamNan Wed 03-Jul-13 21:58:38

HFW's oven dried tomatoes ARE good! grin

Pantah630 Thu 04-Jul-13 11:22:24

I shall have a go myself now then jam smile

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