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Old Fashioned Stewed Tomatoes

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Ingredients
  Ripe tomatoes 5 Large
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 , thinly sliced
  Celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Green bell pepper 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Basil 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  Parsley 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  Bay leaf 1
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Seasoned croutons 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1.Dip the tomtoes first in the boiling water for 20-30 seconds and immediately after in the bowl of cold water.
2.Remove the skin of toamtoes and cut them in two halves.
3.Remove the core and seeds of tomatoes and chop them coarsely.

MAKING
4.In a slow cooker, add chopped tomatoes, margarine or butter, onion, celery, bell pepper, sugar, basil, parsley, bay leaf, salt and pepper.
5.Cover the cooker with a lid and cook the ingredients for 6-6 hrs. on LOW heat.
7.Once done, remove the bay leaves from the dish and keep them aside.

SERVING
8.Serve the dish by topping with croutons.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Tomato
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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