Killer Marinated Tomatoes Recipe

My friend shared these marinated tomatoes recipe a few weeks back and knew I had to make them. I love tomatoes.

The marinade is so easy to prepare.  A simple blend of herbs, spice and vinegar packs a real punch.
These marinated tomatoes will keep in the fridge for a few weeks in a sealed jar or container. Just stir them every few days to distribute the marinade over the tomatoes.

 

Ingredients:

4lb tomatoes
10 garlic cloves
2 red bell pepper- cut in half lengthwise and seeded
1 jalapeno pepper- cut in half lengthwise and seeded
4 cups water
1/2 cup + 1 Tbsp. sugar
1.3 cup salt
1.3 cup white vinegar
1 bay leaf
10 black peppercorns
1 bunch fresh herbs (cilantro, dill or Italian parley)

Direction:
In medium saucepan combine water, sugar, salt, bay leaf and black peppercorns; boil for 2 minutes. Turn the heat off, mix in the vinegar and let it cool completely.
In food processor or blender, add red bell pepper, fresh herbs (parsley, dill or cilantro; I added 1/2 bunch of cilantro and 1/2 bunch of dill) and garlic. Buzz several times until well blended. 
Pour the red bell pepper mixture in to a jar (or plastic container with a tight fitting lid) big enough to hold all the tomatoes; Cut each tomato in quarters and layer them in a jar on top of the red bell pepper mixture; Pour cooled water and vinegar mixture over tomatoes, cover, and let marinated for 24 hours at room temperature. Refrigerate for overnight and they are ready to serve.

 

Enjoy!!!
 

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8 comments

  1. Nami | Just One Cookbook says:

    Oh how wonderful! We love tomatoes and enjoy this fresh summer vegetables as much as possible! I love that how easily this can be prepared and it sounds delicious! I have the same bowl too, so I can prepare this dish just like how you did it. :) Thank you for sharing the wonderful recipe!

  2. Lidia says:

    Can you please check the amount of salt used in this recipe? Is 1.3 cup correct? I made this recipe and it was too salty.

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