Tomato Paste Recipe
You've always wondered how to make your own homemade tomato paste. Well,
you are about to find out how easy it is....read on.
Tomato Paste Ingredients:
The only ingredient for tomato paste is tomatoes. Plum tomatoes are the best
for making paste, as they are meatier than other varieties, containing less
Start with about 4 pounds of washed plum tomatoes.
If you are going to can the finished paste, add one teaspoon of salt per
pint of tomato paste. You can add the salt to the sauce at the beginning,
or to the finished paste, as you can them.
Peel and chop 4 pounds of tomatoes.
Place into a large pot, and simmer over low heat for 1 hour, stirring
Remove from heat, and put through a tomato strainer to puree and remove seeds.
Return to pot and cook slowly, stirring occasionally. This will take a few
Paste is done when it holds its shape on a spoon.
Finished paste can be frozen or canned. Stir in one teaspoon of salt to each
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