Garden Tomato Paste

Kathleen Riemer

By
@darkinsanity

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Ingredients

7 lbs meaty tomatoes, such as plum
1/2 cup chopped celery
1 cup chopped carrot
1 cup chopped onion
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil or 1 tablespoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary or 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary
2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
6 whole cloves
8 peppercorns
2 cloves garlic, chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

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1
Wash tomatoes and remove cores; coarsely chop- no need to peel.
2
In a large heavy saucepan, combine tomatoes with remaining ingredients.
3
Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered, stirring occasionally, about 25-30 minutes or until all ingredients are soft.
4
Press through a foodmill (preferable) or sieve.
5
Return to a clean heavy saucepan and cook over very low heat for about 3 hours, stirring occasionally, until very thick.
6
May take a bit longer.
7
Cool and pack into ice cube trays.
8
Freeze and transfer to freezer bags

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Sauces