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This recipe is for basic stewed tomatoes made with fresh tomatoes, salt and pepper, butter, and sugar. Saute some finely chopped celery, onion, and bell peppers for a zestier, more flavorful dish. Add a few dashes of Tabasco or some red pepper flakes for a little heat.
- 4 large tomatoes (or 6 medium tomatoes)
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1/4 teaspoon sugar
Gather the ingredients.
Peel the tomatoes.
Cut them into chunks.
Heat the tomatoes in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring constantly for about 5 minutes.
Continue cooking over low heat for 10 to 15 minutes, stirring frequently, or until desired consistency is reached.
Add salt, pepper, butter, and sugar; taste and adjust seasonings. If desired serve with croutons on top.