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How to quickly peel tomatoes: you don't even need a knife

Tetiana KoziukFood
How to quickly and efficiently peel a tomato. Source: Pixabay

There are quite a few recipes that state that tomatoes must first be peeled. And in fact, for many housewives, this task becomes a real challenge. Because some of them start peeling the vegetable like an apple, which gets on their nerves. But there is a much simpler way – one that is practically unnecessary.

The FoodOboz editorial team has gathered information for you and will tell you how to quickly and efficiently peel tomatoes without a knife .

How to blanch tomatoes correctly

To use this method, you need to take the following steps:

1. First, wash the tomatoes and use a knife to make crosswise cuts. Make them on the side opposite to the stem.

2. At the same time, you will need to boil water. As soon as the water boils, immerse the tomatoes in it for 2-3 minutes. This is enough time for the tomatoes not to be cooked, but for the skin to separate from the pulp.

How to peel tomatoes without a knife

3. Meanwhile, prepare a container of cold water. To do this, put water in any container and add ice cubes to it.

4. After that, take the tomatoes out of the boiling water and immerse them in ice water for 2-3 minutes. After that, you will notice that the tomato peel easily comes off the flesh and can be removed even with your hands.

How to peel tomatoes

By the way, the same technology can be used to peel bell peppers and peaches.

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