Tomato Puree Recipe

 
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Tomato Puree
How to make Tomato Puree
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Give your bland meals a tangy twist with homemade tomato puree. This will come handy in all your dishes!

Ingredients of Tomato Puree

  • 1 Kg Tomatoes
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • Enough to submerge the tomatoes Hot water

How to Make Tomato Puree

  • 1.Make a cross sign with a light cut, on the base of the tomatoes(not on the stalk side).
  • 2.Place the tomatoes in a bowl, boil some water and pour over the tomatoes to cover.
  • 3.When cool enough to handle, peel the tomatoes (the cross sign will make this easier). Chop the tomatoes roughly and blend in a blender and strain.
  • 4.Cook over high heat first, add salt and sugar and cook till it is as thick as you would like-cook till it spurts in the center.
  • 5.You can now freeze it as it is in convenient sized packs.
  • 6.Alternatively, add 1 tsp sodium benzoate in 2 Tbsp boiled water and add to the puree. Pack it in sterilized air tight packs.
  • 7.Now in cold weather it can be stored at room temperature, and in the refrigerator in summer.
Key Ingredients: Tomatoes, Salt, Sugar, Hot water

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