Overabundance of yellow tomatoes..what do I do with them??

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by chicks4kids, Sep 15, 2009.

  1. chicks4kids

    chicks4kids Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
    Northern Indiana
    Anybody have any good canning recipes for yellow tomatoes???
  2. egggarden

    egggarden Out Of The Brooder

    May 15, 2008
    Central Wisconsin
    I can them right along with the red ones - if you want it to look fabulous, alternate layers of red and yellow. (I always put 2T lemon juice in my canned tomatoes....)
  3. AhBee01

    AhBee01 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 7, 2007
    yo. ohio
  4. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

    Dec 20, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    I make my Sunshine Salsa.
    I use white onions and habeneros, so the whole jar is yellow. It looks great on the shelf next to my red and green salsa.
  5. DuckLady

    DuckLady ~~~Administrator~~~BYC Store Support Staff Member

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    I made catsup once with Golden Boy tomatoes.
    It was really pretty, and it was not so acidic but it didn't look right.

    Very good though!
  6. Try your local senior citizens center, they would probably love them, if not can them just like any other tomato. marrie
  7. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 28, 2008
    I think you need to send them to me. [​IMG] I lost all 65 tomato plants to blight this year. [​IMG]

    I used them just like any other tomatoes - sauce, salsa, or just tossed some in the freezer for later. With 2 little kids I don't have much time for canning right now.

    -Cindy in MA
  8. wombat

    wombat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 23, 2009
    Yellow tomatoes have lower levels of acidity than typical reds. You may want to add 3 tablespoons of bottled lemon juice per quart to up the acid level for canning. You can also use citric acid or vinegar.

    (vinegar might not be a taste you want, though)
    Last edited: Sep 15, 2009
  9. ducks4you

    ducks4you Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 20, 2009
    East Central Illinois
    Quote:I DO THAT, TOO!!!!!!!!!!!
    Now, I KNOW that I'm not alone!!
  10. seymore0626

    seymore0626 Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 10, 2008
    Salsa, chili, spaghetti sauce. and I love layered in the jars with the various shades of red tmatoes!!! Treat them aw you wold red tomatoes.

    Since this is a "chicken" site, how about bacon, tomato, and scrambled egg sandwich for breakfast, lunch and dinner???!!!

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