photo: Russian Grandmas Canned Tomatoes

Russian Grandmas Canned Tomatoes

Today I offer you a years-tested recipe for delicious marinated tomatoes with vinegar. Vegetables are very tasty and fragrant. Rich greenery and seasonings give tomatoes a special piquant note, making dish incredibly delicious. Such marinated tomatoes will be excellent as a snack for meat, poultry, mashed potato and other side dishes.
60 min
12 servings


  • Tomato
    1.6-1.8 kg
  • Bell pepper
    1 pcs
  • Onion
    1 pcs
  • Garlic
    3 clove
  • Water
    1.5 l
  • Salt
    100 g
  • Sugar
    200 g
  • Bay leaf
    2 pcs
  • Allspice
    6 pcs
  • Coriander seeds
    0.5 tsp
  • Dill flowers
    2 pcs
  • Horseradish leaves
    1 pcs
  • Blackcurrant leaves
    2 pcs
  • Cherries leaves
    2 pcs
  • Apples leaves
    2 pcs
  • Vinegar 9%
    100 ml


  • 1. Glass jars for storage carefully wash with soda and sterilize. Meanwhile, let’s prepare the vegetables per 1 three-litre jar. Sort tomatoes and wash, for this recipe we will use only whole vegetables without any damages. Wash the bell pepper, cut into halves and remove the seed box. Peel onion and garlic and wash. Wash dill stems and horseradish leaves and cut largely.
  • 2. On the bottom of the sterilized jar let’s put leaves of black currant, cherries and apple. Add dill, horseradish leaves, bay leaves, black allspice and coriander seeds.
  • 3. Then let’s put 2 halves of bell pepper, 1 head of onion and 3 garlic cloves in each jar.
  • 4. Fill the jar with tomatoes, tightly packing vegetables.
  • 5. Let’s prepare marinade at the rate of 1.5 l of water per 1 three-letre jar. Add coarse table salt to the pan with water.
  • 6. Then add sugar. Mix the marinade thoroughly so that the salt and sugar are completely dissolved, and bring it to a boil.
  • 7. Pour boiling marinade in jars with vegetables. Cover them with a towel and leave them for 20 minutes for the tomatoes to steep.
  • 8. Using a special lid with large holes, pour the marinade from the jars back into the pan.
  • 9. Let's return pan back on the fire and bring the marinade to a boil. Gently pour into boiling marinade table vinegar and mix.
  • 10. Pour in boiling marinade in jars with vegetables. Cover the jars with sterilized metal lids and close them with a special machine.
  • 11. Turning the jars with tomatoes upside down, wrap them with blanket and leave them for a few days until they cool down completely. Store ready marinated tomatoes in a dark cool place.

    Bon Appetite!