LAFAYETTE, La. (KPEL News) - If you're a home cook, you know two things are true.

  1. Tupperware is a lifesaver.
  2. Tomato stains are a nightmare.

Oh, and you'll never have enough lids, but that's a mystery to solve on another day.

But anyway... Yeah, it's true. Those red stains in your plastic storage containers are an absolute menace to get rid of. You scrub and scrub and they never seem to go away. There are several places online that recommend things like baking soda and vinegar, but I've just never been able to make that work.

So, in trying to figure out how to properly clean my Tupperware, I came across a kitchen hack I hadn't seen before.

And it worked. Here's what you need to know.

The REAL Surefire Method For Getting Tomato Stains Out of Your Tupperware

There are solutions all over the Internet for getting tomato stains out of your plastic storage containers, but they always come up short. As it turns out, one kitchen staple is the key to getting rid of one of the most annoying stains in your kitchen.

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I tried this myself and it absolutely worked. As it turns out, Dawn has been keeping this trick hidden in plain sight on their website, but who checks there, right? This hack has been making the rounds on social media recently, and I'm glad I found it.

Head over to our social media page and let us know if it worked for you.

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