homemade tomato paste by eddie

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By Eddie Jordan
from Bristow, OK

This is a good way to utilize the tomatoes from your garden or from your farmer's market

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method Fondue

Ingredients For homemade tomato paste by eddie

  • 32
    tomatoes peeled and chopped ( roma tomatoes is best )
  • 1/2 c
    diced red peppers ( sweet )
  • 1/2 c
    diced jalapino
  • 2
    bay leaves
  • 1 Tbsp
    salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    pepper
  • 1 clove
    garlic
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How To Make homemade tomato paste by eddie

  • 1
    Put the tomatoes in boiling water for 5 - 10 seconds. Place directly into ice water. Make thin slices around the diameter of tomato, this should allow for easy peeling.
  • 2
    Combine all the diced tomatoes, peppers, jalapeno, salt, pepper, and chopped garlic into a stock pot add 1 bay leaf cook on low heat foe 1 hour uncovered.
  • 3
    Remove bay leaf. Press the mixture through a strainer or sieve back into the pot.
  • 4
    Add second bay leaf, continue to cook mixture uncovered on low heat for about 2 - 3 hours stirring often to prevent burning. When it's thick enough it should mound on spoon and have no runny consistency.
  • 5
    Remove bay leaf. Measure out into jars about 2 cups per jar.
  • 6
    If you are canning utilize the boiling water method.
  • 7
    NOTE: 45 Minutes in boiling water bath or 20 minutes at 20 pounds psi. in a pressure cooker.

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