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Tomato Jell-O® Surprise

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Stewed tomatoes never tasted so gooood. Add to a salad or use as a relish. You can serve with mayonnaise."
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2 h 10 m servings 69
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Pour tomatoes into a saucepan, saving the can to use as a mold. Bring to a boil over medium heat and stir lemon gelatin and salt into tomatoes until dissolved. Mix in vinegar. Pour the mixture into the empty tomato can and refrigerate until firmly set, at least 2 hours.
  2. To serve, puncture a hole in the bottom of the can and dip can in warm water until the gelatin releases. Place onto a serving plate and cut in slices.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 69 calories; 0.1 16.3 1.9 0 420 Full nutrition

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I am the submitter of this recipe. When making this the instructions should have added that you have to decrease the liquid from the can by at least 1/8 cup. I cover with cling wrap and refrige...

I used half white vinegar and half rice vinegar and it's absolutely delicious!!!!!

Easy & Tasty. I have also made it with a can of Rotel Tomatoes for a Texas flair...

this is great. Made it for a ladies luncheon and everyone was asking for the recipe. It is also good spread on a bagel with cream cheese.