Saturday, October 10, 2009

Heirloom Tomato Marmalade

I was wondering what this would taste like! After lunch yesterday, I had scraps from some heirlooms and decided to make this jam. This has lemon and orange peel in it, so I suppose it is more like a marmalade. It's also sweet, which is a weird surprise. I will have it on cheese and crackers, on french bread with goat cheese, or maybe in a tart.

3 cups tomatoes, chopped
one lemon, juice and peel
orange peel
1/4 cup raw sugar
1/4 cup light brown sugar
pinch of salt

Mix and simmer it all in an uncovered saucepan for a couple of hours until it is cooked down to half. Will keep in fridge for a few days or in freezer forever.


Michael Hughes said...

Sounds absolutely delicious. You are awesome Mr Marathon Man!

parsnips aplenty said...

Love your blog!

Up here in Portland we're using tomatoes in all kinds of sweet things - the kitchen I work in regularly makes yellow tomato jam, and Clyde Common just did a cherry tomato tarte tatin.