Chef Ernesto shows you how to easily peel the skin off tomatoes in today’s Chef Tips.
- Use a tomato corer to remove the cores from the tomatoes.
- With a paring knife, slice an X on the back side of the tomatoes.
- Boil water and blanch the tomatoes for about 30 seconds.
- Remove the tomatoes and submerge them in a bowl of ice-cold water to stop the cooking process.
- When cool enough to handle, peel the skin of the tomatoes. The skin should peel off easily!