Spiced Tomatoes

These tomatoes are excellent on bruschetta, tucked into sandwiches, or as a condiment.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 3 hours 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6


  • 2 lbs. red, yellow, and orange cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tsp. ground cloves
  • 1 tsp. ground allspice
  • 1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 Tbsp. packed dark brown sugar
  • 2 cups cider vinegar


  • Pierce the tomatoes with a paring knife and place them in a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker.
  • Sprinkle the tomatoes with the cloves, allspice, black pepper, and salt. Stir well. Place the brown sugar and vinegar in a bowl and whisk well to combine. Pour the vinegar mixture over the tomatoes.
  • Cover and cook on low for 2–3 hours.