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How To Seed Tomato

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How to seed tomatoMany recipes call for tomatoes to be seeded. This is not a very difficult process and getting rid of the seeds make chopping and dicing tomatoes easier. We shall discuss two different ways to seed tomatoes below...








Steps to Seed Tomato Easily

  1. Wash tomatoes very well under cool, running water.
  2. Place tomato horizontally on the cutting board and cut it into two equal halves through the center.
  3. Hold one-half of tomato in your hand and squeeze to release the seeds into a bowl.
  4. Squeeze out seeds from the other half too.
  5. Repeat the process with the rest of the tomatoes.
  6. Use as desired.


Watch the video on how to seed tomatoes and pick up a few tips on the same:


Seeding Tomatoes at Home

  1. Wash and dry tomatoes.
  2. Slice away a little bit from the top and bottom of tomato so that it can comfortably sit on the cutting board.                    how to seed tomato
  3. Place tomato upright and using a flat knife, cut away slices of tomato flesh along its shape.
  4. Continue to cut in this manner in all the sides to finally reveal the ball of seeds in the center.
  5. Scrape away the seeds using the knife or discard the ball of seeds.
  6. The slices of tomatoes can be used in various recipes.





Tips on Tomato Seeding

  • Once the area between flesh and seeds is reached, stop slicing tomato flesh.
  • Sliced, seedless tomatoes can be stored in the refrigerator for about 24 hours.
  • The slices and tomato halves can be cut as required.


The squishy squashy feel of tomatoes is replaced by a firmer texture once the seeds are removed. Next time a recipe demands seeded tomatoes, you know what to do.


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