Cajun Stewed Tomatoes

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  • 4 large tomatoes
  • 2 stalks celery, very finely chopped
  • 1/4 bell pepper, very finely chopped
  • 4 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 ounce Louisiana hot sauce


  1. Peel the tomatoes by soaking them in boiling water for one minute. Gently pull away the skin.
  2. Place tomatoes in a large pot and add the remaining ingredients. Cover and boil gently for 15 minutes, until tomatoes are tender.
  3. Serve with garlic croutons.