Tomatoes

Bruschetta in a Jar

Tomatoes

Bruschetta in a Jar

Impress your friends with Ball® Tomato Bruschetta in a Jar recipe. The fresh taste of ripe tomatoes mixed with garlic, oregano, and basil couples perfectly with the tang of balsamic vinegar to pack a lot of flavor in each jar. Pair these with crostini for some fancy (but easy) finger food!

Makes:

about 7 half-pint jars (8 oz)

Prep:

20 Minutes

Processing Time:

20 Minutes


INGREDIENTS

9 cups chopped cored plum tomatoes (1-inch pieces)

5 cloves garlic, finely chopped

1 cup dry white wine

1 cup white wine vinegar

1/2 cup water

2 Tbsp sugar

2 Tbsp dried basil

2 Tbsp dried oregano

2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar


DIRECTIONS

FIRST, LET'S PREP!

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Prepare boiling water canner. Heat jars in simmering water until ready for use. Do not boil. Wash lids in warm soapy water and set aside with bands.

NEXT, TIME TO COOK!

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In a large, deep, stainless steel saucepan, combine garlic, wine, wine vinegar, water, sugar, basil, oregano and balsamic vinegar. Bring to a full rolling boil over high heat, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 5 minutes or until garlic is heated through. Remove from heat.

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DID YOU KNOW?

To guarantee the most delicious preserved foods, always begin with the best-quality produce at its peak of ripeness.

NEXT, LET'S CAN IT!

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Pack tomatoes into a hot jar leaving a ½ inch headspace. Ladle hot vinegar mixture over tomatoes, leaving a ½ inch headspace. Remove air bubbles. Wipe jar rim. Center lid on jar and apply band, adjust to fingertip tight. Place jar in boiling water canner, making sure water covers jar by at least 1 inch. Repeat until all jars are filled.

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Process jars 20 minutes, adjusting for altitude. Turn off heat, remove lid, let jars stand 5 minutes. Remove jars and cool 12-24 hours. Check lids for seal, they should not flex when center is pressed.

HAPPY CANNING!