Fresh Tomato Purée

The recipes in this book are all based on the following home-made purée recipe, and using commercially available purée may require you to tweak the recipes a little according to the purée concentration. To store it, just pour it into ice-cube trays, freeze, pop out, and store in the freezer in an air-tight plastic freezer box or ziploc bag. This will stay nice and fresh for up to two months, waiting to be added to your yummy gravies!

Fresh Tomato Purée

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Fresh Tomato Purée recipe - How to make Fresh Tomato Purée

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     1Makes 0.75 servings
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2 medium sized tomatoes
water for boiling tomatoes

    Main procedure
  1. Scoop out and discard the eyes of the tomatoes using the tip of the sharp
  2. Boil a vesselful of water, add the tomatoes and cook for 3 to 4 minutes.
  3. Remove and immerse them in cold water for some time.
  4. When the tomatoes are cool, peel and discard the skin.
  5. Chop roughly and blend in a mixer to a smooth purée. Use as required.
Nutrient values per tbsp
Energy3 cal
Protein0.1 g
Carbohydrates0.6 g
Fiber0.3 g
Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A56.2 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.1 mg
Vitamin C4.3 mg
Folic Acid4.8 mcg
Calcium7.7 mg
Iron0.1 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium2.1 mg
Potassium23.4 mg
Zinc0 mg